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Proverbs 18:11

    Proverbs 18:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The rich man's wealth is his strong city, And as a high wall in his own imagination.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The property of a man of wealth is his strong town, and it is as a high wall in the thoughts of his heart.

    Webster's Revision

    The rich man's wealth is his strong city, And as a high wall in his own imagination.

    World English Bible

    The rich man's wealth is his strong city, like an unscalable wall in his own imagination.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own imagination.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 18:11

    The rich man's wealth - See Proverbs 10:15.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 18:11

    What the name of the Lord is to the righteous Proverbs 18:10, that wealth is to the rich. He flees to it for refuge as to a strong city; but it is so only "in his own conceit" or imagination.

    High - In the Hebrew the same word as "safe" Proverbs 18:10, and manifestly used in reference to it.