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Proverbs 21:13

    Proverbs 21:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, He also shall cry, but shall not be heard.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He whose ears are stopped at the cry of the poor, will himself get no answer to his cry for help.

    Webster's Revision

    Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, He also shall cry, but shall not be heard.

    World English Bible

    Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry, but shall not be heard.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 21:13

    Whoso stoppeth his ears - See the conduct of the priest and Levite to the man who fell among thieves; and let every man learn from this, that he who shuts his ear against the cry of the poor, shall have the ear of God shut against his cry. The words are quite plain; there is no difficulty here.