Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.

Bible References


Proverbs 10:15
The rich man’s wealth is his fortress,
The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
Proverbs 19:7
All the brothers of a poor man hate him;
How much more do his friends abandon him!
He pursues them with words, but they are gone.
Job 6:21
“Indeed, you have now become such,
You see a terror and are afraid.
Job 19:13
“He has removed my brothers far from me,
And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.
Job 30:10
“They abhor me and stand aloof from me,
And they do not refrain from spitting at my face.


Proverbs 19:4
Wealth adds many friends,
But a poor man is separated from his friend.
Esther 3:2
All the king’s servants who were at the king’s gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman; for so the king had commanded concerning him. But Mordecai neither bowed down nor paid homage.
Esther 5:10
Haman controlled himself, however, went to his house and sent for his friends and his wife Zeresh.