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Proverbs 28:11

    Proverbs 28:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that has understanding searches him out.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The rich man is wise in his own conceit; But the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The man of wealth seems to himself to be wise, but the poor man who has sense has a low opinion of him.

    Webster's Revision

    The rich man is wise in his own conceit; But the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

    World English Bible

    The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor who has understanding sees through him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 28:11

    Wealth blunts, poverty sharpens, the critical power of intellect.