Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Most men will proclaim everyone his own goodness: 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?

American Standard Version

Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; 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?

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 everyone his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find? 7 The just man walks in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.



Cross References

Psalm 12:1

[To the Chief Musician upon sheminith. A Psalm of David.] Help, LORD; for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Luke 18:8

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

Proverbs 25:14

Whosoever boasts about himself of a gift not given is like clouds and wind without rain.

Matthew 6:2

Therefore when you give your alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, 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 their reward.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.

Proverbs 27:2

Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

Ecclesiastes 7:28

Which yet my soul seeks, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

Jeremiah 5:1

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in its broad places, if you can find a man, if there is any that executes justice, that seeks the truth; and I will pardon it.

Micah 7:2

The godly man has 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

Then Peter said, Lo, we have left all, and followed you.

Luke 22:33

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

John 1:47

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

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become a fool in boasting; you have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended by you: for in nothing am I behind the very chief apostles, though I be nothing.

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