Many seek the favor of a generous man, and every one is a friend to a man who gives gifts.
All a poor man's brothers hate him; how much more do his friends go far from him! He pursues them with words, but does not have them.
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version w/ Apocrypha)