New International Version
Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts.
King James Bible
Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.
Darby Bible Translation
Many court the favour of a noble; and every one is friend to a man that giveth.
World English Bible
Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.
Young's Literal Translation
Many entreat the face of the noble, And all have made friendship to a man of gifts.
Proverbs 19:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The poor is separated from his neighbor - Because he has the "disease of all-shunned poverty."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
him that giveth gifts or a man of gifts
[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
A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great.
A gift given in secret soothes anger, and a bribe concealed in the cloak pacifies great wrath.
Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that one gets justice.
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