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Proverbs 14:20–21

20 The apoor is hated even by his neighbor,

But those who love the rich are many.

21 He who adespises his neighbor sins,

But bhappy is he who is gracious to the 1poor.

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Proverbs 14:20–21 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors,

but the rich have many friends.

21 It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor,

but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — English Standard Version (ESV)

20 The poor is disliked even by his neighbor,

but the rich has many friends.

21 Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,

but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 The poor is hated even of his own neighbour:

But the rich hath many friends.

21 He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth:

But he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 The poor are despised even by their neighbors,

while the rich have many “friends.”

21 It is a sin to belittle one’s neighbor;

blessed are those who help the poor.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 The poor man is hated even by his own neighbor,

But the rich has many friends.

21 He who despises his neighbor sins;

But he who has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 The poor are rejected, even by their neighbors,

but the rich have many friends.

21 It is a sin to hate your neighbor,

but being kind to the needy brings happiness.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 The poor is hated even of his own neighbor;

But the rich hath many friends.

21 He that despiseth his neighbor sinneth;

But he that hath pity on the poor, happy is he.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 He that is poor is hated even of his own neighbour; but the rich hath many friends.

21 He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 A poor person is hated even by his neighbor,

but a rich person is loved by many.

21 Whoever despises his neighbor sins,

but blessed is the one who is kind to humble people.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 A poor man is hated even by his neighbor,

but there are many who love the rich.

21 The one who despises his neighbor sins,

but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 The poor are disliked even by their neighbors,

but the rich have many friends.

21 Those who despise their neighbors are sinners,

but happy are those who are kind to the poor.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 The poor is disliked even by his neighbor,

but the lovers of the rich are many.

21 He who despises his neighbor is a sinner,

but he who has mercy on the poor blesses him.

Proverbs 14:20–21 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

20 Poor people are avoided even by their neighbors.

But rich people have many friends.

21 Anyone who hates his neighbor commits sin.

But blessed is the person who is kind to those in need.