Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 19:6-7

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Proverbs 19:6-7

NRS 6 Many seek the favor of the generous, and everyone is a friend to a giver of gifts. NIV 6 Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of a man who gives gifts. NRS 7 If the poor are hated even by their kin, how much more are they shunned by their friends! When they call after them, they are not there. NIV 7 A poor man is shunned by all his relatives-- how much more do his friends avoid him! Though he pursues them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found.