Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor hear no threats.

New American Standard Bible

The ransom of a man’s life is his wealth,
But the poor hears no rebuke.

King James Version

The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.

Holman Bible

Riches are a ransom for a man’s life,
but a poor man hears no threat.

International Standard Version

The life of a wealthy man may be held for ransom, but whoever is poor receives no threats.

A Conservative Version

The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor hears no threatening.

American Standard Version

The ransom of a man's life is his riches; But the poor heareth no threatening.

Amplified


The ransom for a man’s life is his wealth,
But the poor man does not even have to listen to a rebuke or threats [from the envious].

Bible in Basic English

A man will give his wealth in exchange for his life; but the poor will not give ear to sharp words.

Darby Translation

The ransom of a man's life is his riches; but the indigent heareth not rebuke.

Julia Smith Translation

The expiating of a man's soul is his riches: and the poor will not hear rebuke.

King James 2000

The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor hears not rebuke.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The ransom of the life of a man [is] his wealth, but the poor does not receive a threat.

Modern King James verseion

The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor does not hear rebuke.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

With goods every man delivereth his life; and the poor will not be reproved.

NET Bible

The ransom of a person's life is his wealth, but the poor person hears no threat.

New Heart English Bible

The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor hear no threats.

The Emphasized Bible

The ransom of a man's life, is his wealth, but, the poor, heareth not rebuke.

Webster

The ransom of a man's life is his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.

Youngs Literal Translation

The ransom of a man's life are his riches, And the poor hath not heard rebuke.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּפר 
Kopher 
Usage: 17

of a man's
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

עשׁר 
`osher 
Usage: 37

but the poor
רוּשׁ 
Ruwsh 
Usage: 24

References

Morish

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

7 There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth. 8 The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor hear no threats. 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.



Cross References

Exodus 21:30

If a ransom is laid on him, then he shall give for the redemption of his life whatever is laid on him.

2 Kings 24:14

He carried away all Jerusalem, and all the princes, and all the mighty men of valor, even ten thousand captives, and all the craftsmen and the smiths; none remained, except the poorest sort of the people of the land.

2 Kings 25:12

But the captain of the guard left of the poorest of the land to work the vineyards and fields.

Job 2:4

Satan answered Yahweh, and said, "Skin for skin. Yes, all that a man has he will give for his life.

Psalm 49:6-10

Those who trust in their wealth, and boast in the multitude of their riches --

Proverbs 6:35

He won't regard any ransom, neither will he rest content, though you give many gifts.

Jeremiah 39:10

But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left of the poor of the people, who had nothing, in the land of Judah, and gave them vineyards and fields at the same time.

Jeremiah 41:8

But ten men were found among those who said to Ishmael, Don't kill us; for we have stores hidden in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he stopped, and didn't kill them among their brothers.

Zephaniah 3:12

But I will leave in the midst of you an afflicted and poor people, and they will take refuge in the name of Yahweh.

Matthew 16:26

For what will it profit a man, if he gains the whole world, and forfeits his life? Or what will a man give in exchange for his life?

1 Peter 1:18-19

knowing that you were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from the useless way of life handed down from your fathers,

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