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 strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Proverbs 19:7
All the relatives of the poor shun him: how much more do his friends avoid him! He pursues them with pleas, but they are gone.
Job 6:21
For now you are nothing. You see a terror, and are afraid.
Job 19:13
"He has put my brothers far from me. My acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.
Job 30:10
They abhor me, they stand aloof from me, and don't hesitate to spit in my face.


Proverbs 19:4
Wealth adds many friends, but the poor is separated from his friend.
Esther 3:2
All the king's servants who were in the king's gate bowed down, and paid homage to Haman; for the king had so commanded concerning him. But Mordecai didn't bow down or pay him homage.
Esther 5:10
Nevertheless Haman restrained himself, and went home. There, he sent and called for his friends and Zeresh his wife.