Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

International Standard Version

Whoever is kind to the poor is lending to the LORD the benefit of his gift will return to him in abundance.

A Conservative Version

He who has pity upon a poor man lends to LORD, and he will repay him his good deed.

American Standard Version

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto Jehovah, And his good deed will he pay him again.

Amplified

He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, and that which he has given He will repay to him.

Bible in Basic English

He who has pity on the poor gives to the Lord, and the Lord will give him his reward.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that gives unto the poor lends unto the LORD, and he will give him his reward.

Julia Smith Translation

He pitying the poor lends to Jehovah, and he will recompense to him his act.

King James 2000

He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who lends to Yahweh [is] he who is kind to the poor, and his benefits he will repay to him.

Modern King James verseion

He who has pity upon the poor lends to Jehovah, and He will reward his dealing to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth unto the LORD; and look, what he layeth out, it shall be paid him again.

NET Bible

The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.

New Heart English Bible

He who has pity on the poor lends to the LORD; he will reward him.

The Emphasized Bible

A lender to Yahweh, is one who sheweth favour to the poor, and, his good deed, He will pay him back.

Webster

He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth to the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

World English Bible

He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is lending to Jehovah is favouring the poor, And his deed He repayeth to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
upon the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

לוה 
Lavah 
Usage: 26

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

and that which he hath given
גּמוּל 
G@muwl 
Usage: 19

References

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Prayers for Proverbs 19:17

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

16 The one who keeps commands preserves himself; one who disregards his ways will die. 17 Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord, and He will give a reward to the lender. 18 Discipline your son while there is hope; don't be intent on killing him.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:27

The one who gives to the poor will not be in need, but one who turns his eyes away will receive many curses.

2 Corinthians 9:6-8

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

Ecclesiastes 11:1

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

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.'

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.

Deuteronomy 15:7-14

"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.

2 Samuel 12:6

Because he has done this thing and shown no pity, he must pay four lambs for that lamb."

Proverbs 11:24-25

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

Proverbs 12:14

A man will be satisfied with good by the words of his mouth, and the work of a man's hands will reward him.

Proverbs 14:21

The one who despises his neighbor sins, but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

Proverbs 14:31

The one who oppresses the poor insults their Maker, but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 28:8

Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest collects it for one who is kind to the poor.

Isaiah 58:7-11

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, to bring the poor and homeless into your house, to clothe the naked when you see him, and to not ignore your own flesh [and blood]?

Matthew 10:41-42

Anyone who welcomes a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet's reward. And anyone who welcomes a righteous person because he's righteous will receive a righteous person's reward.

Luke 6:38

Give, and it will be given to you; a good measure-pressed down, shaken together, and running over-will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you."

Philippians 4:17

Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that is increasing to your account.

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