Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 Send your bread on the surface of the waters,
for after many days you may find it.
2 Give a portion to seven or even to eight,
for you don’t know what disaster may happen on earth.


Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Matthew 10:42

And whoever gives just a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is a disciple—I assure you: He will never lose his reward!”

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow your seed,
and at evening do not let your hand rest,
because you don’t know which will succeed,
whether one or the other,
or if both of them will be equally good.

Isaiah 32:20

Those who sow seed are happy
beside abundant waters;
they let ox and donkey range freely.

Luke 14:14

And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother.

Psalm 41:1-2

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Happy is one who cares for the poor;
the Lord will save him in a day of adversity.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears
will reap with shouts of joy.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked man earns an empty wage,
but the one who sows righteousness, a true reward.

Proverbs 11:24-25

One person gives freely,
yet gains more;
another withholds what is right,
only to become poor.

Proverbs 22:9

A generous person will be blessed,
for he shares his food with the poor.

Isaiah 32:8

But a noble person plans noble things;
he stands up for noble causes.

Matthew 10:13

and if the household is worthy, let your peace be on it. But if it is unworthy, let your peace return to you.

Matthew 25:40

“And the King will answer them, ‘I assure you: Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.’

2 Corinthians 9:6

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

Galatians 6:8-10

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

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