Proverbs 19:17



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

International Standard Version

Whoever is kind to the poor is lending to the LORD the benefit of his gift will return to him in abundance.

A Conservative Version

He who has pity upon a poor man lends to LORD, and he will repay him his good deed.

American Standard Version

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto Jehovah, And his good deed will he pay him again.

Amplified

He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, and that which he has given He will repay to him.

Bible in Basic English

He who has pity on the poor gives to the Lord, and the Lord will give him his reward.

Darby Translation

He that is gracious to the poor lendeth unto Jehovah; and what he hath bestowed will he repay unto him.

Holman Bible

Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord, and He will give a reward to the lender.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that gives unto the poor lends unto the LORD, and he will give him his reward.

Julia Smith Translation

He pitying the poor lends to Jehovah, and he will recompense to him his act.

King James 2000

He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who lends to Yahweh [is] he who is kind to the poor, and his benefits he will repay to him.

Modern King James verseion

He who has pity upon the poor lends to Jehovah, and He will reward his dealing to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth unto the LORD; and look, what he layeth out, it shall be paid him again.

NET Bible

The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.

New Heart English Bible

He who has pity on the poor lends to the LORD; he will reward him.

New simplified Bible

When you help the poor (needy) (lowly) (depressed) you lend to Jehovah. He will pay you back.

The Emphasized Bible

A lender to Yahweh, is one who sheweth favour to the poor, and, his good deed, He will pay him back.

Webster

He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth to the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

World English Bible

He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is lending to Jehovah is favouring the poor, And his deed He repayeth to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חנן 
Chanan 
Usage: 77

upon the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

לוה 
Lavah 
Usage: 26

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

גּמוּל 
G@muwl 
Usage: 19

References

Prayers for Proverbs 19:17

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

16 He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is careless of conduct will die. 17 One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed. 18 Discipline your son while there is hope, And do not desire his death.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:27

He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.

2 Corinthians 9:6-8

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

Ecclesiastes 11:1

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

Matthew 25:40

"The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.'

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.

Deuteronomy 15:7-14

"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

2 Samuel 12:6

"He must make restitution for the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing and had no compassion."

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 12:14

A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him.

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 28:8

He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

Isaiah 58:7-11

"Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?

Matthew 10:41-42

"He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

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."

Philippians 4:17

Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account.



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