New American Standard Bible
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, But who can find a trustworthy man?
King James Bible
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
Darby Bible Translation
Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; but a faithful man who shall find?
World English Bible
Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?
Young's Literal Translation
A multitude of men proclaim each his kindness, And a man of stedfastness who doth find?
Proverbs 20:6 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Goodness - With the special sense of bounty, beneficence. Contrast promise and performance. People boast of their liberality, yet we look in vain for the fulfillment of actual obligations.
LibraryA String of Pearls
'Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. 2. The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. 3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling. 4. The sluggard will not plough by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing. 5. Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out. 6. Most men will …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Regeneration the Work of God.
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Manner of Covenanting.
"So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
"I tell you that He will bring about justice for them quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?"
"The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
For the choir director; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David. Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases to be, For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.
A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water, But a man of understanding draws it out.
Like clouds and wind without rain Is a man who boasts of his gifts falsely.
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