2 Corinthians 8:15
New International Version
as it is written: "The one who gathered much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have too little."

New Living Translation
As the Scriptures say, “Those who gathered a lot had nothing left over, and those who gathered only a little had enough.”

English Standard Version
As it is written, “Whoever gathered much had nothing left over, and whoever gathered little had no lack.”

Berean Study Bible
As it is written: “He who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little had no shortfall.”

Berean Literal Bible
As it has been written: "He the much did not abound, and he the little had no lack."

King James Bible
As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.

New King James Version
As it is written, “He who gathered much had nothing left over, and he who gathered little had no lack.”

New American Standard Bible
as it is written: “THE ONE WHO HAD GATHERED MUCH DID NOT HAVE TOO MUCH, AND THE ONE WHO HAD GATHERED LITTLE DID NOT HAVE TOO LITTLE.”

NASB 1995
as it is written, "HE WHO gathered MUCH DID NOT HAVE TOO MUCH, AND HE WHO gathered LITTLE HAD NO LACK."

NASB 1977
as it is written, “HE WHO gathered MUCH DID NOT HAVE TOO MUCH, AND HE WHO gathered LITTLE HAD NO LACK.”

Amplified Bible
as it is written [in Scripture], “HE WHO gathered MUCH DID NOT HAVE TOO MUCH, AND HE WHO gathered LITTLE DID NOT LACK.”

Christian Standard Bible
As it is written: The person who had much did not have too much, and the person who had little did not have too little.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As it has been written: The person who gathered much did not have too much, and the person who gathered little did not have too little.

American Standard Version
as it is written, He that gathered much had nothing over; and he that gathered little had no lack.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
As it is written: “He who increased took no surplus and he who took little was not deprived.”

Contemporary English Version
just as the Scriptures say, "Those who gathered too much had nothing left. Those who gathered only a little had all they needed."

Douay-Rheims Bible
As it is written: He that had much, had nothing over; and he that had little, had no want.

English Revised Version
as it is written, He that gathered much had nothing over; and he that gathered little had no lack.

Good News Translation
As the scripture says, "The one who gathered much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have too little."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what Scripture says: "Those who had gathered a lot didn't have too much, and those who gathered a little didn't have too little."

International Standard Version
As it is written, "The person who had much did not have too much, and the person who had little did not have too little."

Literal Standard Version
according as it has been written: “He who [gathered] much, had nothing over; and he who [gathered] little, had no lack.”

NET Bible
as it is written: "The one who gathered much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have too little."

New Heart English Bible
As it is written, "He who gathered much had nothing left over, and he who gathered little had no lack."

Weymouth New Testament
Even as it is written, "He who gathered much had not too much, and he who gathered little had not too little."

World English Bible
As it is written, "He who gathered much had nothing left over, and he who gathered little had no lack."

Young's Literal Translation
according as it hath been written, 'He who did gather much, had nothing over; and he who did gather little, had no lack.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Christ's Example
14At the present time, your surplus will meet their need, so that in turn their surplus will meet your need. Then there will be equality. 15As it is written: “He who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little had no shortfall.” 16But thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same devotion I have for you.…

Cross References
Exodus 16:18
When they measured it by the omer, he who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little had no shortfall. Each one gathered as much as he needed to eat.

2 Corinthians 8:16
But thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same devotion I have for you.


Treasury of Scripture

As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.

Exodus 16:18
And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack; they gathered every man according to his eating.

Luke 22:35
And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.









(15) He that had gathered much.--The quotation is from one of the readings of the LXX. version of Exodus 16:18. The work of love was, in the Apostle's thoughts, like the manna in the wilderness. In the long-run all would be filled, each according to his several necessities.

Verse 15. - As it is written (Exodus 16:17, 18, LXX.). The reference is to the gathering of manna.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
As
καθὼς (kathōs)
Adverb
Strong's 2531: According to the manner in which, in the degree that, just as, as. From kata and hos; just as, that.

it is written:
γέγραπται (gegraptai)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1125: A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively, to describe.

“He who [gathered]
(Ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

much
πολὺ (poly)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.

had no excess,
ἐπλεόνασεν (epleonasen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4121: From pleion; to do, make or be more, i.e. Increase; by extension, to superabound.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

he who [gathered]
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

little
ὀλίγον (oligon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3641: Puny; especially neuter somewhat.

had no shortfall.”
ἠλαττόνησεν (ēlattonēsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1641: To have less, lack. From elasson; to diminish, i.e. Fall short.


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