New Living Translation
Loyalty makes a person attractive. It is better to be poor than dishonest.
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:22 The desire - The hearty desire of being kind is accepted by God, and should be owned by men as a real kindness. A poor man - Who is not able to give what he desires to do. A liar - Than a rich man who feeds the poor with fair promises, but doth not perform what he pretends.
LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
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