Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days. 2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.


Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Matthew 10:42

And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only, in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye have shewn to his name, having ministered to the saints, and still ministering.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand; for thou knowest not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

Isaiah 32:20

Blessed are ye that sow beside all waters, that send forth the feet of the ox and the ass.

Luke 14:14

and thou shalt be blessed; for they have not the means to recompense thee; for it shall be recompensed thee in the resurrection of the just.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there be amongst you a poor man, any one of thy brethren in one of thy gates, in thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy brother in need;

Psalm 41:1-2

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Blessed is he that understandeth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalm 126:5-6

They that sow in tears shall reap with rejoicing:

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked worketh a deceitful work; but he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.

Proverbs 11:24-25

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is right, but it tendeth only to want.

Proverbs 22:9

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble deviseth noble things; and to noble things doth he stand.

Matthew 10:13

And if the house indeed be worthy, let your peace come upon it; but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.

Matthew 25:40

And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

2 Corinthians 9:6

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:

Galatians 6:8-10

For he that sows to his own flesh, shall reap corruption from the flesh; but he that sows to the Spirit, from the Spirit shall reap eternal life:

Jump To Previous

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain