New American Standard Bible
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than he who is crooked though he be rich.
King James Bible
Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
Darby Bible Translation
Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse, double in ways, though he be rich.
World English Bible
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.
Young's Literal Translation
Better is the poor walking in his integrity, Than the perverse of ways who is rich.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Perverse in his ways - literally, "Perverse in his double ways." Compare Ecclesiasticus 2:12 and James 1:8.
"He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." Proverbs 28:13. The conditions of obtaining mercy of God are simple and just and reasonable. The Lord does not require us to do some grievous thing in order that we may have the forgiveness of sin. We need not make long and wearisome pilgrimages, or perform painful penances, to commend our souls to the God of heaven or to expiate our transgression; but he that confesseth and forsaketh his sin …
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ
He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.
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