PROVERBS 19:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.

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Proverbs 19:7 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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All כָּ֥ל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) All
the brethren אֲחֵי A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brethren
of the poor רָ֨שׁ׀ To be destitute poor
do hate שְֽׂנֵאֻ֗הוּ To hate (personally) do hate
him: how much more אַ֤ף Meaning accession (used as an adverb or conjunction); also or yea; adversatively though how much more
do his friends מְ֭רֵעֵהוּ A friend do friends
go far רָחֲק֣וּ To widen (in any direction), i.e., (intransitively) recede or (transitively) remove (literally or figuratively, of place or relation) go far
from מִמֶּ֑נּוּ Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses from
him? he pursueth מְרַדֵּ֖ף To run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively [of time] gone by) pursueth
them with (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
words, אֲמָרִ֣ים Something said words
yet (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
they הֵֽמָּה׃ They (only used when emphatic) they
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
wanting לֹא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles wanting
to him. (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)

Verse Context

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  • 5  A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

  • 6  Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

  • 7  All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.

  • 8  He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

  • 9  A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.




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