Proverbs 18:16

English Standard Version

16 A man’s gift makes room for him and brings him before the great. (Ge 32:20; 1Sa 25:27; Pr 17:8)

New International Version

16 A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great.

New Int. Readers Version

16 A gift opens the way for the one who gives it. It helps him meet important people.

King James Version

16 A man' gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.