Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.

Bible References


Proverbs 19:6
Many will seek the favor of a generous man,
And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.
Proverbs 14:20
The poor is hated even by his neighbor,
But those who love the rich are many.
Luke 15:13
And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.

The poor

Proverbs 10:15
The rich man’s wealth is his fortress,
The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
Job 6:15
“My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi,
Like the torrents of wadis which vanish,
Job 19:13
“He has removed my brothers far from me,
And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.