Parallel Verses

Amplified

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that has a merciful eye shall be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the destitute.

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 calamity and futility, and the rod of his wrath [with which he smites others] will fail. 9 He who has a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the poor. 10 Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out; yes, strife and abuse will cease.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Hebrews 13:16

Do not forget or neglect to do kindness and good, to be generous and distribute and contribute to the needy [of the church as embodiment and proof of fellowship], for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there is among you a poor man, one of your kinsmen in any of the towns of your land which the Lord your God gives you, you shall not harden your [minds and] hearts or close your hands to your poor brother;

Deuteronomy 28:56

The most tender and daintily bred woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot upon the ground because she is so dainty and kind, will grudge to the husband of her bosom, to her son and to her daughter

Job 31:16-20

If I have withheld from the poor and needy what they desired, or have caused the eyes of the widow to look in vain [for relief],

Psalm 41:1-3

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is he who considers the weak and the poor; the Lord will deliver him in the time of evil and trouble.

Psalm 112:9

He has distributed freely [he has given to the poor and needy]; his righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God) endures forever; his horn shall be exalted in honor.

Proverbs 11:25

The liberal person shall be enriched, and he who waters shall himself be watered.

Proverbs 21:13

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor will cry out himself and not be heard.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble, openhearted, and liberal man devises noble things; and he stands for what is noble, openhearted, and generous.

Isaiah 58:7-12

Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house -- "when you see the naked, that you cover him, and that you hide not yourself from [the needs of] your own flesh and blood?

Matthew 20:15

Am I not permitted to do what I choose with what is mine? [Or do you begrudge my being generous?] Is your eye evil because I am good?

Matthew 25:34-40

Then the King will say to those at His right hand, Come, you blessed of My Father [you favored of God and appointed to eternal salvation], inherit (receive as your own) the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Mark 7:22

Coveting (a greedy desire to have more wealth), dangerous and destructive wickedness, deceit; unrestrained (indecent) conduct; an evil eye (envy), slander (evil speaking, malicious misrepresentation, abusiveness), pride ( the sin of an uplifted heart against God and man), foolishness (folly, lack of sense, recklessness, thoughtlessness).

Luke 6:35-38

But love your enemies and be kind and do good [doing favors so that someone derives benefit from them] and lend, expecting and hoping for nothing in return but considering nothing as lost and despairing of no one; and then your recompense (your reward) will be great (rich, strong, intense, and abundant), and you will be sons of the Most High, for He is kind and charitable and good to the ungrateful and the selfish and wicked.

Luke 14:13

But when you give a banquet or a reception, invite the poor, the disabled, the lame, and the blind.

Acts 20:35

In everything I have pointed out to you [by example] that, by working diligently in this manner, we ought to assist the weak, being mindful of the words of the Lord Jesus, how He Himself said, It is more blessed (makes one happier and more to be envied) to give than to receive.

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

We want to tell you further, brethren, about the grace (the favor and spiritual blessing) of God which has been evident in the churches of Macedonia [arousing in them the desire to give alms];

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

[Remember] this: he who sows sparingly and grudgingly will also reap sparingly and grudgingly, and he who sows generously [ that blessings may come to someone] will also reap generously and with blessings.

1 Timothy 6:18-19

[Charge them] to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal and generous of heart, ready to share [with others],

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget or overlook your labor and the love which you have shown for His name's sake in ministering to the needs of the saints (His own consecrated people), as you still do.

1 Peter 4:9

Practice hospitality to one another (those of the household of faith). [Be hospitable, be a lover of strangers, with brotherly affection for the unknown guests, the foreigners, the poor, and all others who come your way who are of Christ's body.] And [in each instance] do it ungrudgingly (cordially and graciously, without complaining but as representing Him).

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