Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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 trusting in his heart is foolish: and he going in wisdom shall be delivered. 27 He giving to the poor wants not: and he hiding his eyes increased curses. 28 In the rising up of the unjust, man shalt hide: and in their perishing, the lust shall increase.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

He pitying the poor lends to Jehovah, and he will recompense to him his act.

Proverbs 22:9

The good eye it shall be blessed, for he gave from his bread to the poor.

Deuteronomy 15:7

When the needy shall be among thee, from one of thy brethren, in one of thy gates in thy land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, and thou shalt not shut thy hand from thy needy brother.

Deuteronomy 15:10

Giving, thou shalt give to him, and thy heart shall not be evil in thy giving to him; for because of this word Jehovah thy God will bless thee in all thy works, and in all the sending forth of thy hand.

Psalm 41:1-3

To the overseer: chanting of David. Happy he attending to the weak one: in the day of evil Jehovah will deliver him.

Psalm 112:5-9

A good man, being merciful and lending: he will hold up his words in judgment;

Proverbs 11:24

There is scattering and yet adding; and the withholding more than right, only to want

Proverbs 11:26

He withholding grain, the people shall curse him: and blessing upon the head of him selling.

Proverbs 24:24

He saying to the unjust, Thou art just; peoples shall curse him, and nations shall curse him:

Isaiah 1:15

And in the spreading forth of your hands I will hide mine eyes from you.; also when ye shall multiply prayer I hear not: your hands were full of blood.

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

And this, He sowing sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he sowing in praises shall reap also in praises.

Hebrews 13:16

And the doing good and mutual participation forget not; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

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