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Proverbs 19:6

    Proverbs 19:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth 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 liberal man; 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.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:6

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

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 19:6

    19:6 A friend - in profession.