Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who is generous will be blessed,
For he gives some of his food to the poor.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Whoever is generous will be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.

A Conservative Version

He who has a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the poor.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


He who is generous will be blessed,
For he gives some of his food to the poor.

Bible in Basic English

He who is kind will have a blessing, for he gives of his bread to the poor.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

The good eye it shall be blessed, for he gave from his bread to the poor.

King James 2000

He that has a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he gives of his bread to the poor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He [who] {is generous} will be blessed, for he gives to the poor from his [own] bread.

Modern King James verseion

He who has a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he gives of his bread to the poor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A loving eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread unto the poor.

NET Bible

A generous person will be blessed, for he gives some of his food to the poor.

New Heart English Bible

He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor.

The Emphasized Bible

A benevolent eye, the same, shall be blessed, - because he hath given of his bread to the poor.

Webster

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

World English Bible

He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor.

Youngs Literal Translation

The good of eye -- he is blessed, For he hath given of his bread to the poor.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
for he giveth
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

of his bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

References

American

Eye

Easton

Eye

Hastings

Eye

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

8 He who sows iniquity will reap vanity,
And the rod of his fury will perish.
9 He who is generous will be blessed,
For he gives some of his food to the poor.
10 Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out,
Even strife and dishonor will cease.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Hebrews 13:16

And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

“If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

Deuteronomy 28:56

The refined and delicate woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground for delicateness and refinement, shall be hostile toward the husband she cherishes and toward her son and daughter,

Job 31:16-20

“If I have kept the poor from their desire,
Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Psalm 41:1-3

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
How blessed is he who considers the helpless;
The Lord will deliver him in a day of trouble.

Psalm 112:9

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

Proverbs 11:25

The generous man will be prosperous,
And he who waters will himself be watered.

Proverbs 21:13

He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor
Will also cry himself and not be answered.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

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

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble man devises noble plans;
And by noble plans he stands.

Isaiah 58:7-12

“Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry
And bring the homeless poor into the house;
When you see the naked, to cover him;
And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?

Matthew 20:15

Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with what is my own? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?’

Matthew 25:34-40

“Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Mark 7:22

deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.

Luke 6:35-38

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.

Luke 14:13

But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

Acts 20:35

In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

1 Timothy 6:18-19

Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.

1 Peter 4:9

Be hospitable to one another without complaint.

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