New International Version
What a person desires is unfailing love; better to be poor than a liar.
King James Bible
The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.
Darby Bible Translation
The charm of a man is his kindness; and a poor [man] is better than a liar.
World English Bible
That which makes a man to be desired is his kindness. A poor man is better than a liar.
Young's Literal Translation
The desirableness of a man is his kindness, And better is the poor than a liar.
Proverbs 19:22 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There are many devices, etc. - The same sentiment as in Proverbs 16:1 (note), where see the note.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.
The fear of the LORD leads to life; then one rests content, untouched by trouble.
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