8 Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 30:8

Commentary on Proverbs 30:7-14

(Read Proverbs 30:7-14)

In every age there are monsters of ingratitude who ill-treat their parents. Many persuade themselves they are holy persons, whose hearts are full of sin, and who practise secret wickedness. There are others whose lofty pride is manifest. There have also been cruel monsters in every age.