The rich and the poor meet together; 1 the Lord is the creator of them both. 2
Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.
The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.
The rich and the poor have this in common: The LORD made them both.
The rich and the poor shake hands as equals--GOD made them both!
The man of wealth and the poor man come face to face: the Lord is the maker of them all.
The rich and the poor have this in common: the LORD is the maker of them all.
The rich and the poor have this in common, The LORD is the maker of them all.
[is] the maker
of them all.
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and the poor
together; the Lord
is the creatorof them both.
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1 tn The form of the verb is the Niphal perfect of פָּגַשׁ (pagash); it means “to meet together [or, each other]” (cf. KJV, ASV). The point is that rich and poor live side by side in this life, but they are both part of God’s creation (cf. NAB, NASB “have a common bond”). Some commentators have taken this to mean that they should live together because they are part of God’s creation; but the verb form will not sustain that meaning.
2 tn Heb “all.” The