New Living Translation
The wealth of the rich is their fortress; the poverty of the poor is their destruction.
King James Bible
The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Darby Bible Translation
The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
World English Bible
The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Young's Literal Translation
The wealth of the rich is his strong city, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
Proverbs 10:15 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:15 Wealth - It often redeems him from dangers and calamities. Poverty - Is the cause of their ruin.
LibraryThe Death and the Raising of Lazarus - the Question of Miracles and of this Miracle of Miracles - views of Negative Criticism on this History
From listening to the teaching of Christ, we turn once more to follow His working. It will be remembered, that the visit to Bethany divides the period from the Feast of the Dedication to the last Paschal week into two parts. It also forms the prelude and preparation for the awful events of the End. For, it was on that occasion that the members of the Sanhedrin formally resolved on His Death. It now only remained to settle and carry out the plans for giving effect to their purpose. This is one aspect …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The Christian's Hope
Letter xxxi (A. D. 1132) to the Abbot of a Certain Monastery at York, from which the Prior had Departed, Taking Several Religious with Him.
The Poor in Spirit are Enriched with a Kingdom
"Have I put my trust in money or felt secure because of my gold?
"Look what happens to mighty warriors who do not trust in God. They trust their wealth instead and grow more and more bold in their wickedness."
The rich think of their wealth as a strong defense; they imagine it to be a high wall of safety.
The relatives of the poor despise them; how much more will their friends avoid them! Though the poor plead with them, their friends are gone.
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