Proverbs 19 :6

Proverbs 19 :6 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Many will entreat the favor of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that gives gifts.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Many will entreat the favor of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that gives gifts.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Many will entreat the favor of the liberal man; And every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Great numbers will make attempts to get the approval of a ruler: and every man is the special friend of him who has something to give.

Webster's Revision

Many will entreat the favor of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

World English Bible

Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Many will entreat the favour of the liberal man: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

Definitions for Proverbs 19 :6

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 19 :6

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 19 :6

Intreat the favor ... - literally, "stroke the face" of the man of princely nature, who gives munificently.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 19 :6

19:6 A friend - in profession.
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