Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Those who give freely gain even more; others hold back what they owe, becoming even poorer.

A Conservative Version

There is he who scatters, and increases yet more, and there he is who withholds more than is proper, but only to want.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

There are those who [generously] scatter abroad, and yet increase more; there are those who withhold more than is fitting or what is justly due, but it results only in want.

Bible in Basic English

A man may give freely, and still his wealth will be increased; and another may keep back more than is right, but only comes to be in need.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There are those who scatter, and more is added unto them; and there are those who withhold more than is just, but come to poverty.

Julia Smith Translation

There is scattering and yet adding; and the withholding more than right, only to want

King James 2000

There is one that scatters, and yet increases; and there is one that withholds more than is right, but it leads to poverty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There is one who gives yet {grows richer}, but he who withholds {what is right} only [finds] need.

Modern King James verseion

There is one who scatters and yet increases; but one who withholds just due comes only to poverty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Some man giveth out his goods, and is richer; but the niggard, having enough, will depart from nothing, and yet is ever in poverty.

NET Bible

One person is generous and yet grows more wealthy, but another withholds more than he should and comes to poverty.

New Heart English Bible

There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.

The Emphasized Bible

There is who scattereth, and increaseth yet more, and who withholdeth of what is due, only to come to want.

Webster

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.

World English Bible

There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.

Youngs Literal Translation

There is who is scattering, and yet is increased, And who is keeping back from uprightness, only to want.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
There is
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

פּזר 
Pazar 
Usage: 10

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

ישׁר 
Yosher 
Usage: 14

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

23 The desire of the righteous is only good, But the expectation of the wicked is wrath. 24 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. 25 The generous man will be prosperous, And he who waters will himself be watered.



Cross References

Psalm 112:9

He has given freely to the poor, His righteousness endures forever; His horn will be exalted in honor.

Proverbs 19:17

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

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."

Deuteronomy 15:10

"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked earns deceptive wages, But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.

Proverbs 28:8

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

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

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

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.

Haggai 1:6

"You have sown much, but harvest little; you eat, but there is not enough to be satisfied; you drink, but there is not enough to become drunk; you put on clothing, but no one is warm enough; and he who earns, earns wages to put into a purse with holes."

Haggai 1:9-11

"You look for much, but behold, it comes to little; when you bring it home, I blow it away Why?" declares the LORD of hosts, "Because of My house which lies desolate, while each of you runs to his own house.

Haggai 2:16-19

from that time when one came to a grain heap of twenty measures, there would be only ten; and when one came to the wine vat to draw fifty measures, there would be only twenty.

Acts 11:29-30

And in the proportion that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send a contribution for the relief of the brethren living in Judea.

2 Corinthians 9:5-11

So I thought it necessary to urge the brethren that they would go on ahead to you and arrange beforehand your previously promised bountiful gift, so that the same would be ready as a bountiful gift and not affected by covetousness.



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