Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 The one who sows injustice will reap disaster,
and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
9 A generous person will be blessed,
for he shares his food with the poor.
10 Drive out a mocker, and conflict goes too;
then quarreling and dishonor will cease.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Hebrews 13:16

Don’t neglect to do what is good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother.

Deuteronomy 28:56

The most sensitive and refined woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground because of her refinement and sensitivity, will begrudge the husband she embraces, her son, and her daughter,

Job 31:16-20

If I have refused the wishes of the poor
or let the widow’s eyes go blind,

Psalm 41:1-3

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Happy is one who cares for the poor;
the Lord will save him in a day of adversity.

Psalm 112:9

He distributes freely to the poor;
his righteousness endures forever.
His horn will be exalted in honor.

Proverbs 11:25

A generous person will be enriched,
and the one who gives a drink of water
will receive water.

Proverbs 21:13

The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor
will himself also call out and not be answered.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

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

Isaiah 32:8

But a noble person plans noble things;
he stands up for noble causes.

Isaiah 58:7-12

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry,
to bring the poor and homeless into your house,
to clothe the naked when you see him,
and not to ignore your own flesh and blood?

Matthew 20:15

Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my business? Are you jealous because I’m generous?’

Matthew 25:34-40

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

Mark 7:22

adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.

Luke 6:35-38

But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil.

Luke 14:13

On the contrary, when you host a banquet, invite those who are poor, maimed, lame, or blind.

Acts 20:35

In every way I’ve shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God granted to the churches of Macedonia:

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.

1 Timothy 6:18-19

Instruct them to do what is good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share,

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.

1 Peter 4:9

Be hospitable to one another without complaining.

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