Proverbs 28:11
Modern Translations
New International Version
The rich are wise in their own eyes; one who is poor and discerning sees how deluded they are.

New Living Translation
Rich people may think they are wise, but a poor person with discernment can see right through them.

English Standard Version
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has understanding will find him out.

Berean Study Bible
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, but a poor man with discernment sees through him.

New American Standard Bible
The rich person is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding sees through him.

NASB 1995
The rich man is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding sees through him.

NASB 1977
The rich man is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding sees through him.

Amplified Bible
The rich man [who is conceited and relies on his wealth instead of God] is wise in his own eyes, But the poor man who has understanding [because he relies on God] is able to see through him.

Christian Standard Bible
A rich person is wise in his own eyes, but a poor one who has discernment sees through him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has discernment sees through him.

Contemporary English Version
The rich think highly of themselves, but anyone poor and sensible sees right through them.

Good News Translation
Rich people always think they are wise, but a poor person who has insight into character knows better.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A rich person is wise in his own eyes, but a poor person with understanding sees right through him.

International Standard Version
The rich man may be wise in his own opinion; but a discerning, poor man sees through him.

NET Bible
A rich person is wise in his own eyes, but a discerning poor person can evaluate him properly.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

New King James Version
The rich man is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding searches him out.

King James 2000 Bible
The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor that has understanding will find him out.

New Heart English Bible
The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor who has understanding sees through him.

World English Bible
The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor who has understanding sees through him.

American King James Version
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that has understanding searches him out.

American Standard Version
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; But the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

A Faithful Version
The rich man is wise in his own conceit, but the poor man who has understanding will find him out.

Darby Bible Translation
A rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

English Revised Version
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

Webster's Bible Translation
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor man that hath understanding searcheth him out.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The riche man is wise in his owne conceite: but the poore that hath vnderstanding, can trie him.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The riche man thinketh hym selfe to be wise: but the poore that hath vnderstandyng can perceaue hym well inough.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The rich man thynketh him self to be wyse, but the poore that hath vnderstondinge, ca perceaue him wel ynough.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, "" And the intelligent poor searches him.

Young's Literal Translation
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, And the intelligent poor searcheth him.

Smith's Literal Translation
The rich man is wise in his eyes, and the poor one understanding shall search him out.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The rich man seemeth to himself wise: but the poor man that is prudent shall search him out.

Catholic Public Domain Version
The rich one seems wise to himself. But the poor one, being prudent, shall evaluate him.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The rich man is wise in his own eyes and a poor intelligent one condemns him.

Lamsa Bible
The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but a poor man of understanding will reprove him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The rich man is wise in his own eyes; But the poor that hath understanding searcheth him through.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A rich man is wise in his own conceit; but an intelligent poor man will condemn him.








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