Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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 never want,
But he who shuts his eyes [from their need] will have many curses.

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.

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.

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 One who trusts in himself is a fool; but one who walks in wisdom is kept safe. 27 One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses. 28 When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous thrive.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:17

He who has pity on the poor lends to the LORD; he will reward him.

Proverbs 22:9

He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor.

Deuteronomy 15:7

If a poor man, one of your brothers, is with you within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother;

Deuteronomy 15:10

You shall surely give him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him; because that for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work, and in all that you put your hand to.

Psalm 41:1-3

Blessed is he who considers the poor. The LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalm 112:5-9

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

Proverbs 11:24

There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.

Proverbs 11:26

People curse someone who withholds grain, 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 shall curse him, and nations shall abhor him?

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear. Your hands are full of blood.

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

Remember this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Hebrews 13:16

But do not forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

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