Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 is gracious and lends a hand to the poor lends to the Lord,
And the Lord will repay him for his good deed.

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.

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.

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 He who guards commandments guards his life; he who is careless of his ways will be killed. 17 He who lends to Yahweh [is] he who is kind to the poor, and his benefits he will repay to him. 18 Discipline your child, for there is hope, but on his destruction do not set your desire.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:27

[For] he who gives to the poor, there is no lacking, but [for] he who turns his eyes, [there are] many curses.

2 Corinthians 9:6-8

Now [the point is] this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

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

Matthew 25:40

And the king will answer [and] say to them, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did [it] to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did [it] to me.'

Hebrews 6:10

For God [is] not unjust, [so as] to forget your work and the love which you demonstrated for his name [by] having served the saints, and continuing to serve [them].

Deuteronomy 15:7-14

If [there] is a poor [person] among you from [among] one of your brothers in one of your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you, you shall not harden your heart, and you shall not shut your hand toward {your brother who is poor}.

2 Samuel 12:6

He shall restore the ewe lamb fourfold because he has done this thing, and because he had no pity."

Proverbs 11:24-25

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

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he is filled with good, and the reward of {a man's labor} will return to him.

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor is a sinner, but he who has mercy on the poor blesses him.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor insults him who made him, but he who has mercy on the poor honors him.

Proverbs 28:8

He who augments his wealth with interest and with usury gathers it for him who is kind to the poor.

Isaiah 58:7-11

[Is it] not to break your bread for the hungry? You must bring {home} [the] poor, [the] homeless. When you see [the] naked, you must cover him, and you must not hide yourself from your {relatives}.

Matthew 10:41-42

The one who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and the one who receives a righteous person in the name of a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward.

Luke 6:38

Give, and it will be given to you, a good measure--pressed down, shaken, overflowing--they will pour out into your lap. For with the measure by which you measure out, it will be measured out to you in return."

Philippians 4:17

Not that I seek the gift, but I seek for the profit that increases to your account.

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