2 Corinthians 9:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

King James Version

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.

International Standard Version

Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.

A Conservative Version

But this, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows in blessings will also reap in blessings.

American Standard Version

But this I say, He that soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.

Amplified

[Remember] this: he who sows sparingly and grudgingly will also reap sparingly and grudgingly, and he who sows generously [ that blessings may come to someone] will also reap generously and with blessings.

An Understandable Version

But [remember] this: The person who plants only a few seeds will harvest a meager crop. And the one who plants many seeds [Note: The Greek says, "plants with blessings"] will harvest a bumper crop.

Anderson New Testament

But remember this, that he who sows sparingly, shall also reap sparingly; and he who sows bountifully, shall also reap bountifully.

Bible in Basic English

But in the Writings it says, He who puts in only a small number of seeds, will get in the same; and he who puts them in from a full hand, will have produce in full measure from them.

Common New Testament

The point is this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Daniel Mace New Testament

remember, " he who sows sparingly, shall reap also sparingly: and he who sows bountifully, shall reap also bountifully."

Darby Translation

But this is true, he that sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he that sows in the spirit of blessing shall reap also in blessing:

Godbey New Testament

But it is this, he that soweth sparingly shall also reap sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully shall also reap bountifully.

Goodspeed New Testament

Remember this: The man who sows sparingly will reap sparingly, and the man who sows generously will reap generously.

Holman Bible

Remember this: the person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.

John Wesley New Testament

And this I say, He that soweth sparingly, shall reap also sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully, shall reap also bountifully:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly, and he who sows in blessings shall also reap blessings.

Julia Smith Translation

And this, He sowing sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he sowing in praises shall reap also in praises.

King James 2000

But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he who sows bountifully shall reap also bountifully.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now [the point is] this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Modern King James verseion

But I say this, He who sows sparingly shall also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully shall also reap bountifully.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This yet remember, how that he which soweth little, shall reap little: and he that soweth plenteously shall reap plenteously.

Moffatt New Testament

Mark this: he who sows sparingly will reap sparingly, and he who sows generously will reap a generous harvest.

Montgomery New Testament

Mark this; he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly; and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

NET Bible

My point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.

New Heart English Bible

Remember this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

New simplified Bible

He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will reap bountifully.

Noyes New Testament

But this there is to say: He that soweth sparingly, shall reap also sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully, shall reap also bountifully.

Sawyer New Testament

And [consider] this, He that sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly, and he that sows liberally shall reap also liberally.

The Emphasized Bible

As to this, however, he that soweth sparingly, sparingly, also shall reap, and, he that soweth with blessings, with blessings, also shall reap:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But this I add, He that soweth sparingly, shall reap also sparingly, and he that soweth bountifully, shall reap also bountifully.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Remember the saying--'Scanty sowing, scanty harvest; plentiful sowing, plentiful harvest.'

Webster

But this I say, He who soweth sparingly, shall reap also sparingly; and he who soweth bountifully, shall reap also bountifully.

Weymouth New Testament

But do not forget that he who sows with a niggardly hand will also reap a niggardly crop, and that he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Williams New Testament

Now this is the way it is: Whoever sows sparingly will reap sparingly too, but whoever sows bountifully will reap bountifully too.

World English Bible

Remember this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Worrell New Testament

But I say this: He that sows sparingly shall also reap sparingly; and he that sows bountifully shall also reap bountifully.

Worsley New Testament

But this I say, He that soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully shall also reap bountifully.

Youngs Literal Translation

And this: He who is sowing sparingly, sparingly also shall reap; and he who is sowing in blessings, in blessings also shall reap;

Interlinear

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

τοῦτο 
Touto 
this , therefore Trans , that , for this cause , wherefore , it , not tr ,
Usage: 232

I say, He

which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

σπείρω 
Speiro 
σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15
Usage: 15

φειδομένως 
Pheidomenos 
φειδομένως 
Pheidomenos 
Usage: 2
Usage: 2

θερίδω 
therizo 
θερίδω 
therizo 
Usage: 11
Usage: 11




and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

he

which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

εὐλογία 
Eulogia 
Usage: 16

Context Readings

God Loves A Cheerful Giver

5 So I thought it necessary to urge the brethren that they would go on ahead to you and arrange beforehand your previously promised bountiful gift, so that the same would be ready as a bountiful gift and not affected by covetousness. 6 Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7 Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:9

He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.

Luke 6:38

"Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure--pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."

Psalm 41:1-3

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked earns deceptive wages, But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.

Proverbs 11:24-25

There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.

Proverbs 19:17

One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

Sow your seed in the morning and do not be idle in the evening, for you do not know whether morning or evening sowing will succeed, or whether both of them alike will be good.

Luke 19:16-26

"The first appeared, saying, 'Master, your mina has made ten minas more.'

1 Corinthians 1:12

Now I mean this, that each one of you is saying, "I am of Paul," and "I of Apollos," and "I of Cephas," and "I of Christ."

1 Corinthians 7:29

But this I say, brethren, the time has been shortened, so that from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none;

1 Corinthians 15:20

But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.

2 Corinthians 9:10

Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;

Galatians 3:17

What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.

Galatians 5:16

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.

Galatians 6:7-9

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

Ephesians 4:17

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,

Colossians 2:4

I say this so that no one will delude you with persuasive argument.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.



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