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Proverbs 20:6

    Proverbs 20:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; But a faithful man who can find?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Most men make no secret of their kind acts: but where is a man of good faith to be seen?

    Webster's Revision

    Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; But a faithful man who can find?

    World English Bible

    Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Most men wilt proclaim every one his own kindness: but a faithful man who can find?

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 20:6

    Most men will proclaim - Many men merciful ben clepid: a feithful man forsoth, who schal finde? Old MS. Bible.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 20:6

    Goodness - With the special sense of bounty, beneficence. Contrast promise and performance. People boast of their liberality, yet we look in vain for the fulfillment of actual obligations.