7 The poor are shunned by all their relatives- how much more do their friends avoid them! Though the poor pursue them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found.[1]

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 19:7

Commentary on Proverbs 19:7

(Read Proverbs 19:7)

Christ was left by all his disciples; but the Father was with him. It encourages our faith that he had so large an experience of the sorrows of poverty.