Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Spread your bread on the water after a while you will find it.

A Conservative Version

Cast thy bread upon the waters, for thou shall find it after many days.

American Standard Version

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Amplified

Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Bible in Basic English

Put out your bread on the face of the waters; for after a long time it will come back to you again.

Darby Translation

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Cast thy bread upon the waters, for thou shalt find it after many days.

Julia Smith Translation

Send forth thy bread upon the face of the waters, for in a multitude of days thou shalt find it

King James 2000

Cast your bread upon the waters: for you shall find it after many days.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Send out your bread on the water, for in many days you will find it.

Modern King James verseion

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Send thy victuals over the waters, and so shalt thou find them after many years.

NET Bible

Send your grain overseas, for after many days you will get a return.

New Heart English Bible

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.

The Emphasized Bible

Cast thy bread-corn, upon the face of the waters, - for, after many days, shalt thou find it:

Webster

Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.

World English Bible

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.

Youngs Literal Translation

Send forth thy bread on the face of the waters, For in the multitude of the days thou dost find it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

for thou shalt find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Context Readings

Living In The Light Of The Limits Of Human Knowledge

1 Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days. 2 Divide your portion to seven, or even to eight, for you do not know what misfortune may occur on the earth.


Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Matthew 10:42

"And whoever in the name of a disciple gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward."

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.

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.

Isaiah 32:20

How blessed will you be, you who sow beside all waters, Who let out freely the ox and the donkey.

Luke 14:14

and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

"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;

Psalm 41:1-2

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

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.

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 22:9

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

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.

Matthew 10:13

"If the house is worthy, give it your blessing of peace. But if it is not worthy, take back your blessing of peace.

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.'

2 Corinthians 9:6

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

Galatians 6:8-10

For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

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