Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth 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.

Amplified

He who has a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he gives 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.

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 that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end. 9 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor. 10 Cast out the scorner, and contention will depart, and strife and ignominy shall cease.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Hebrews 13:16

But of doing good and communicating of your substance be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there be amongst you a poor man, any one of thy brethren in one of thy gates, in thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy brother in need;

Deuteronomy 28:56

The eye of the tender and luxurious woman in thy midst who would not attempt to set the sole of her foot upon the ground from luxuriousness and from tenderness, shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and her son, and her daughter,

Job 31:16-20

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

Psalm 41:1-3

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Blessed is he that understandeth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalm 112:9

He scattereth abroad, he giveth to the needy; his righteousness abideth for ever: his horn shall be exalted with honour.

Proverbs 11:25

The liberal soul shall be made fat, and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

Proverbs 21:13

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also himself shall cry, and shall not be heard.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble deviseth noble things; and to noble things doth he stand.

Isaiah 58:7-12

Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring to thy house the needy wanderers; when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?

Matthew 20:15

is it not lawful for me to do what I will in my own affairs? Is thine eye evil because I am good?

Matthew 25:34-40

Then shall the King say to those on his right hand, Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the world's foundation:

Mark 7:22

thefts, covetousness, wickednesses, deceit, licentiousness, a wicked eye, injurious language, haughtiness, folly;

Luke 6:35-38

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return, and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be sons of the Highest; for he is good to the unthankful and wicked.

Luke 14:13

But when thou makest a feast, call poor, crippled, lame, blind:

Acts 20:35

I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring we ought to come in aid of 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

But we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God bestowed in the assemblies of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

But this is true, he that sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he that sows in the spirit of blessing shall reap also in blessing:

1 Timothy 6:18-19

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate of their substance,

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye have shewn to his name, having ministered to the saints, and still ministering.

1 Peter 4:9

hospitable one to another, without murmuring;

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