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Proverbs 19:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— All the brethren of the poor do hate him: How much more do his friends go far from him! He pursueth [them with] words, [but] they are gone.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth [them with] words, [yet] they [are] wanting [to him].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— All the brothers of a poor man hate him; How much more do his friends abandon him! He pursues [them with] words, [but] they are gone.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth [them with] words, [yet] they [are] wanting [to him].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— All the brethren of a poor [man] hate him; how much more do his friends go far from him: he pursueth [them] with words,—they are not [to be found].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— All the brethren of a poor man, hate him, how much more have, his friends, gone far from him, he may hunt up promises—there are none.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— All the brethren of the poor have hated him, Surely also his friends have been far from him, He is pursuing words—they are not!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The brethren of the poor man hate him: moreover also his friends have departed far from him. He that followeth after words only, shall have nothing.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— All the brethren of the poore doe hate him: howe much more doe his friends goe farre from him? Hee pursueth [them with] words, [yet] they are wanting to him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Every one who hates [his] poor brother shall also be far from friendship. Good understanding will draw near to them that know it, and a sensible man will find it. He that does much harm perfects mischief; and he that used provoking words shall not escape.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth [them with] words, [yet] they [are] wanting [to him].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
All x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the brethren 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
of the poor 7326
{7326} Prime
רוּשׁ
ruwsh
{roosh}
A primitive root; to be destitute.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
do hate 8130
{8130} Prime
שָׂנֵא
sane'
{saw-nay'}
A primitive root; to hate (personally).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
him: how much more x637
(0637) Complement
אַף
'aph
{af}
A primitive particle; meaning accession (used as an adverb or conjugation); also or yea; adversatively though.
x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
do his friends 4828
{4828} Prime
מֵרֵעַ
merea`
{may-ray'-ah}
From H7462 in the sense of companionship; a friend.
go far 7368
{7368} Prime
רָחַק
rachaq
{raw-khak'}
A primitive root; to widen (in any direction), that is, (intransitively) recede or (transitively) remove (literally or figuratively, of place or relation).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
him? he pursueth 7291
{7291} Prime
רָדַף
radaph
{raw-daf'}
A primitive root; to run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively (of time) gone by).
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
[them with] words, 561
{0561} Prime
אֵמֶר
'emer
{ay'-mer}
From H0559; something said.
[yet] they x1992
(1992) Complement
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
[are] wanting x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
[to him].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 19:6-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 19:7

Brethren — His nearest relations. Hate — Despise and shun him. Pursueth — Earnestly imploring their pity.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 19:7

All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth [them (a) with] words, [yet] they [are] lacking [to him].

(a) To have comfort from them.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the brethren:

Proverbs 19:4 Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.
Proverbs 14:20 The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich [hath] many friends.
Psalms 38:11 My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my sore; and my kinsmen stand afar off.
Psalms 88:8 Thou hast put away mine acquaintance far from me; thou hast made me an abomination unto them: [I am] shut up, and I cannot come forth.
Psalms 88:18 Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, [and] mine acquaintance into darkness.
Ecclesiastes 9:15-16 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. ... Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard.
James 2:6 But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?

he:

Proverbs 21:13 Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
Luke 18:38-40 And he cried, saying, Jesus, [thou] Son of David, have mercy on me. ... And Jesus stood, and commanded him to be brought unto him: and when he was come near, he asked him,

yet:

Proverbs 18:23 The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
James 2:15-16 If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, ... And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be [ye] warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what [doth it] profit?
1 John 3:17-18 But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels [of compassion] from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? ... My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
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Ps 38:11; 88:8, 18. Pv 14:20; 18:23; 19:4; 21:13. Ec 9:15. Lk 18:38. Jm 2:6, 15. 1Jn 3:17.

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I thought Jesus was poor, and people followed him, and Jesus himself said blessed are the poor

- Hilde (8/22/2014 5:18:51 PM)
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