New International Version
Many claim to have unfailing love, but a faithful person who can find?
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
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Most men will proclaim - Many men merciful ben clepid: a feithful man forsoth, who schal finde? Old MS. Bible.
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'"Bread of deceit" is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.'--PROVERBS xx. 17. 'Bread of deceit' is a somewhat ambiguous phrase, which may mean either of two things, and perhaps means both. It may either mean any good obtained by deceit, or good which deceives in its possession. In the former signification it would appear to have reference primarily to unjustly gotten gain, while in the latter it has a wider meaning and applies to all the worthless treasures and lying …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Sluggard's Reproof
The Tears of the Penitent.
How the Slothful and the Hasty are to be Admonished.
"So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?"
The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other people--robbers, evildoers, adulterers--or even like this tax collector.
For the director of music. According to sheminith. A psalm of David. Help, LORD, for no one is faithful anymore; those who are loyal have vanished from the human race.
The purposes of a person's heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out.
Like clouds and wind without rain is one who boasts of gifts never given.
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