Parallel Verses

Amplified

Withhold not good from those to whom it is due [its rightful owners], when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

New American Standard Bible

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.

King James Version

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

Holman Bible

When it is in your power,
don’t withhold good from the one it belongs to.

International Standard Version

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.

A Conservative Version

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do it.

American Standard Version

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, When it is in the power of thy hand to do it.

Bible in Basic English

Do not keep back good from those who have a right to it, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

Darby Translation

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not withhold good from those possessing it in its being to the power of thy hand to do.

King James 2000

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not withhold good from its owner when it is in the power of your hand to do.

Modern King James verseion

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Refuse not to do good unto him that should have it, so long as thine hand is able to do it.

NET Bible

Do not withhold good from those who need it, when you have the ability to help.

New Heart English Bible

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

The Emphasized Bible

Withhold not good from them who ask it, when it is in power of thy hand to do it:

Webster

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do it.

World English Bible

Don't withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Withhold not good from its owners, When thy hand is toward God to do it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מנע 
mana` 
Usage: 29

from them to whom it is due
בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 85

when it is in the power
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

of thine hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

to do

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 3:27

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

26 For the Lord shall be your confidence, firm and strong, and shall keep your foot from being caught [in a trap or some hidden danger]. 27 Withhold not good from those to whom it is due [its rightful owners], when it is in the power of your hand to do it. 28 Do not say to your neighbor, Go, and come again; and tomorrow I will give it -- "when you have it with you.



Cross References

Galatians 6:10

So then, as occasion and opportunity open up to us, let us do good [ morally] to all people [not only being useful or profitable to them, but also doing what is for their spiritual good and advantage]. Be mindful to be a blessing, especially to those of the household of faith [those who belong to God's family with you, the believers].

Romans 13:7

Render to all men their dues. [Pay] taxes to whom taxes are due, revenue to whom revenue is due, respect to whom respect is due, and honor to whom honor is due.

Genesis 31:29

It is in my power to do you harm; but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, Be careful that you do not speak from good to bad to Jacob [peaceably, then violently].

Micah 2:1

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work out evil upon their beds! When the morning is light, they perform and practice it because it is in their power.

Titus 2:14

Who gave Himself on our behalf that He might redeem us (purchase our freedom) from all iniquity and purify for Himself a people [to be peculiarly His own, people who are] eager and enthusiastic about [living a life that is good and filled with] beneficial deeds.

James 2:15-16

If a brother or sister is poorly clad and lacks food for each day,

James 5:4

[But] look! [Here are] the wages that you have withheld by fraud from the laborers who have reaped your fields, crying out [for vengeance]; and the cries of the harvesters have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts.

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