11 and poverty will come on you like a thief and scarcity like an armed man.

Read Proverbs 6:11 Using Other Translations

So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.
then poverty will pounce on you like a bandit; scarcity will attack you like an armed robber.