Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.

King James Version

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Holman Bible

The one who gives to the poor will not be in need, but one who turns his eyes away will receive many curses.

International Standard Version

Whoever gives to the poor will never lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to their poverty will be cursed.

A Conservative Version

He who gives to the poor shall not lack, but he who hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

American Standard Version

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; But he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Amplified

He who gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes [from their want] will have many a curse.

Bible in Basic English

He who gives to the poor will never be in need, but great curses will be on him who gives no attention to them.

Darby Translation

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; but he that withdraweth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that gives unto the poor shall never lack, but he that hides his eyes from the poor shall have many a curse.

Julia Smith Translation

He giving to the poor wants not: and he hiding his eyes increased curses.

King James 2000

He that gives unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[For] he who gives to the poor, there is no lacking, but [for] he who turns his eyes, [there are] many curses.

Modern King James verseion

He who gives to the poor shall not lack, but he who hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that giveth unto the poor, shall not want; but he that turneth away his eyes from such as be in necessity, shall suffer great poverty himself.

NET Bible

The one who gives to the poor will not lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to them will receive many curses.

New Heart English Bible

One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

The Emphasized Bible

One who giveth to the poor, shall have no want, but, he that hideth his eyes, shall receive many a curse.

Webster

He that giveth to the poor shall not want: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

World English Bible

One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is giving to the poor hath no lack, And whoso is hiding his eyes multiplied curses.

Interlinear

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

unto the poor
רוּשׁ 
Ruwsh 
Usage: 24

shall not lack
מחסר מחסור 
Machcowr 
Usage: 13

but he that hideth
עלם 
`alam 
Usage: 28

Context Readings

All About Life

26 He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But he who walks wisely will be delivered. 27 He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses. 28 When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase.



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.

Proverbs 22:9

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

Deuteronomy 15:7

"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 15:10

"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.

Psalm 41:1-3

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

Psalm 112:5-9

It is well with the man who is gracious and lends; He will maintain his cause in judgment.

Proverbs 11:24

There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.

Proverbs 11:26

He who withholds grain, the people will curse him, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

Proverbs 24:24

He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous," Peoples will curse him, nations will abhor him;

Isaiah 1:15

"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.

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.

Hebrews 13:16

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

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