Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; But a faithful man who can find?

New American Standard Bible

Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
But who can find a trustworthy man?

King James Version

Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

Holman Bible

Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
but who can find a trustworthy man?

International Standard Version

Many claim "I'm a loyal person!" but who can find someone who truly is?

A Conservative Version

Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness, but a faithful man who can find?

Amplified


Many a man proclaims his own loyalty and goodness,
But who can find a faithful and trustworthy man?

Bible in Basic English

Most men make no secret of their kind acts: but where is a man of good faith to be seen?

Darby Translation

Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; but a faithful man who shall find?

Julia Smith Translation

The multitude of man will call each his mercy: and a man of faithfulness who shall find?

King James 2000

Most men will proclaim everyone his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Many a person will proclaim his loyalty [for] himself, but a man [who is] trustworthy, who can find?

Modern King James verseion

Most men will proclaim each his own goodness, but a faithful man who can find?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Many there be that would be called good-doers; but where shall one find a true faithful man?

NET Bible

Many people profess their loyalty, but a faithful person -- who can find?

New Heart English Bible

Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?

The Emphasized Bible

A kind man one may call, a great man, - but, a faithful man, who can find?

Webster

Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

World English Bible

Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?

Youngs Literal Translation

A multitude of men proclaim each his kindness, And a man of stedfastness who doth find?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

will proclaim
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

but a faithful
אמוּן 
'emuwn 
Usage: 5

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 20:6

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

5 Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; But a man of understanding will draw it out. 6 Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; But a faithful man who can find? 7 A righteous man that walketh in his integrity, Blessed are his children after him.



Cross References

Psalm 12:1

Help, Jehovah; for the godly man ceaseth; For the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Luke 18:8

I say unto you, that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?

Proverbs 25:14

As clouds and wind without rain,'so is he that boasteth himself of his gifts falsely.

Matthew 6:2

When therefore thou doest alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have received their reward.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.

Proverbs 27:2

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.

Ecclesiastes 7:28

which my soul still seeketh, but I have not found: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

Jeremiah 5:1

Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that doeth justly, that seeketh truth; and I will pardon her.

Micah 7:2

The godly man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Luke 18:28

And Peter said, Lo, we have left our own, and followed thee.

Luke 22:33

And he said unto him, Lord, with thee I am ready to go both to prison and to death.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

2 Corinthians 12:11

I am become foolish: ye compelled me; for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing was I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I am nothing.

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