Gift clears the way


#1

In The Book of Proverbs, Chapter 18, Verse 16 states:

A man’s gift clears the way for him, and gains him access to great men.

Please explain.


#2

“You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.”
― Zig Ziglar

You can also look at a gift as being a talent.


#3

IMO, seems like that verse means if you ‘donate’ enough money or something valuable to the ‘right’ people, you will have their ear for a short time…kind of like a lobbyist I guess?!

Or, if is referring to God, then maybe it means you must give enough of yourself as a ‘gift’ in order to be in Gods company…??


#4

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