Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

As it is written, "He scatters everywhere and gives to the poor; his righteousness lasts forever."

New American Standard Bible

as it is written,
He scattered abroad, he gave to the poor,
His righteousness endures forever.”

King James Version

(As it is written, He hath dispersed abroad; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever.

Holman Bible

As it is written:He scattered;
He gave to the poor;
His righteousness endures forever.

A Conservative Version

as it is written, He has scattered abroad. He has given to the poor. His righteousness endures into the age.

American Standard Version

as it is written, He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the poor; His righteousness abideth for ever.

Amplified

As it is written, He [the benevolent person] scatters abroad; He gives to the poor; His deeds of justice and goodness and kindness and benevolence will go on and endure forever!

An Understandable Version

As it is written [Psa. 112:9], "He has distributed [gifts] widely; he has given to poor people; his generosity will last forever."

Anderson New Testament

as it is written: He has scattered abroad; he has given to the poor; his righteousness remains forever.

Bible in Basic English

As it is said in the Writings, He has sent out far and wide, he has given to the poor; his righteousness is for ever.

Common New Testament

As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he gives to the poor; his righteousness endures forever."

Daniel Mace New Testament

as it is written, " he hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his liberality remaineth for ever."

Darby Translation

according as it is written, He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor, his righteousness remains for ever.

Godbey New Testament

He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor; his righteousness abides forever.

Goodspeed New Testament

as the Scripture says, "He scatters his gifts to the poor; His uprightness will never be forgotten."

John Wesley New Testament

(As it is written, He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness remaineth for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

(As has been written, He scattered; he gave to the poor: his justice remains forever.

King James 2000

(As it is written, He has dispersed abroad; he has given to the poor: his righteousness remains forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Just as it is written, "He scattered widely, he gave to the poor; his righteousness remains {forever}."

Modern King James verseion

As it is written, "He scattered; he has given to the poor; his righteousness remains forever."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

as it is written, "He that dispersed abroad and hath given to the poor, his righteousness remaineth for ever."

Moffatt New Testament

as it is written, He scatters his gifts to the poor broadcast, his charity lasts for ever.

Montgomery New Testament

As it is written. He scattered broadcast, he gave to the poor; His almsgiving continues forever.

NET Bible

Just as it is written, "He has scattered widely, he has given to the poor; his righteousness remains forever."

New Heart English Bible

As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor. His righteousness remains forever."

Noyes New Testament

as it is written: "He dispersed abroad, he gave to the poor; his righteousness remaineth for ever."

Sawyer New Testament

as it is written, He scattered abroad, he gave to the poor, his righteousness continues forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Even as it is written - He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the needy, - his righteousness, abideth to futurity.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

as it is written, "He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the poor, his righteousness abideth for ever."

Twentieth Century New Testament

(As Scripture says--'He scattered broadcast, he gave to the poor; His righteousness continues for ever.'

Webster

(As it is written, He hath dispersed; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever.

Weymouth New Testament

As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor, his almsgiving remains for ever."

Williams New Testament

as the Scripture says: "He has generously given to the poor; His deeds of charity go on forever."

World English Bible

As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor. His righteousness remains forever."

Worrell New Testament

as it has been written, "He scattered abroad, he gave to the poor; his righteousness abides forever."

Worsley New Testament

(as it is written, "He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor, his righteousness continueth for ever."

Youngs Literal Translation

(according as it hath been written, 'He dispersed abroad, he gave to the poor, his righteousness doth remain to the age,')

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

σκορπίζω 
Skorpizo 
Usage: 1

he hath given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

to the poor
πένης 
Penes 
Usage: 1

his

Usage: 0

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

References

Context Readings

God Loves A Cheerful Giver

8 Besides, God is able to make every blessing of yours overflow for you, so that in every situation you will always have all you need for any good work. 9 As it is written, "He scatters everywhere and gives to the poor; his righteousness lasts forever." 10 Now he who supplies seed to the farmer and bread to eat will also supply you with seed and multiply it and enlarge the harvest that results from your righteousness.



Cross References

Psalm 112:9

He gives generously to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honor.

Isaiah 51:8

For moths will eat them up just like a garment, and worms will devour them like wool; but my deliverance will last forever, and my salvation to all generations.

Psalm 112:3

Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.

Proverbs 21:21

Whoever pursues righteousness and gracious love finds life, righteousness, and honor.

1 Corinthians 13:13

Right now three things remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.

Galatians 5:5-6

Through the Spirit by faith we confidently await the fulfillment of our righteous hope,

Proverbs 8:18

Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.

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