Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 shall reap calamity, and the rod of his wrath shall fail. 9 He who has a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the poor. 10 Cast out the scoffer, and contention will go out, yea, strife and reproach will cease.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Hebrews 13:16

But do not forget benevolence and fellowship, for God is well pleased with such sacrifices.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there be with thee a poor man, one of thy brothers, within any of thy gates in thy land which LORD thy God gives thee, thou shall not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy poor brother,

Deuteronomy 28:56

The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her

Job 31:16-20

If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Psalm 41:1-3

Blessed is he who considers a poor man. LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalm 112:9

He has scattered, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn shall be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 11:25

The generous soul shall be made prosperous, and he who waters shall also be watered himself.

Proverbs 21:13

He who stops his ears at the cry of a poor man, he also shall cry, but shall not be heard.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast thy bread upon the waters, for thou shall find it after many days.

Isaiah 32:8

But a noble man devises noble things, and in noble things he shall continue.

Isaiah 58:7-12

Is it not to deal thy bread to a hungry man, and that thou bring the poor who are cast out to thy house, when thou see a naked man, that thou cover him, and that thou not hide thyself from thine own flesh?

Matthew 20:15

Is it not permitted for me to do what I want with my own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Matthew 25:34-40

Then the King will say to those at his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Mark 7:22

covetings, wickednesses, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, reviling, pride, foolishness.

Luke 6:35-38

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, despairing nothing, and your reward will be great. And ye will be sons of the Most High, because he is good toward the ungrateful and bad.

Luke 14:13

But when thou make a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind,

Acts 20:35

I gave you a glimpse of all things, that so laboring ye ought to aid the weak, and to 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

And, brothers, we declare to you the grace of God that has been given in the congregations of Macedonia,

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

But this, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows in blessings will also reap in blessings.

1 Timothy 6:18-19

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share,

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the labor of love that ye showed toward his name, having served the sanctified, and who are serving.

1 Peter 4:9

stranger-loving toward each other without complaints.

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