Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 The one who trusts in himself is a fool,
but one who walks in wisdom will be safe.
27 The one who gives to the poor
will not be in need,
but one who turns his eyes away
will receive many curses.
28 When the wicked come to power,
people hide,
but when they are destroyed,
the righteous flourish.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

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

Proverbs 22:9

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

Deuteronomy 15:7

“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 15:10

Give to him, and don’t have a stingy heart when you give, and because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you do.

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 112:5-9

Good will come to a man who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly.

Proverbs 11:24

One person gives freely,
yet gains more;
another withholds what is right,
only to become poor.

Proverbs 11:26

People will curse anyone who hoards grain,
but a blessing will come to the one who sells it.

Proverbs 24:24

Whoever says to the guilty, “You are innocent”
people will curse him, and tribes will denounce him;

Isaiah 1:15

When you lift up your hands in prayer,
I will refuse to look at you;
even if you offer countless prayers,
I will not listen.
Your hands are covered with blood.

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.

Hebrews 13:16

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

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