15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 10:15

Commentary on Proverbs 10:15

(Read Proverbs 10:15)

This refers to the common mistakes both of rich and poor, as to their outward condition. Rich people's wealth exposes them to many dangers; while a poor man may live comfortably, if he is content, keeps a good conscience, and lives by faith.