Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References


Proverbs 19:6
Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.
Proverbs 14:20
The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, but the rich person has many friends.
Luke 15:13
Not many days after, the younger son gathered all of this together and traveled into a far country. There he wasted his property with riotous living.

The poor

Proverbs 10:15
The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Job 6:15
My brothers have dealt deceitfully as a brook, as the channel of brooks that pass away;
Job 19:13
"He has put my brothers far from me. My acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.