Ecclesiastes 11:1
Good News Translation
Invest your money in foreign trade, and one of these days you will make a profit.

Contemporary English Version
Be generous, and someday you will be rewarded.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Cast thy bread upon the running waters: for after a long time thou shalt find it again.

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Cast thy bread upon the running waters: for after a long time thou shalt find it again.

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Isaiah 32:20 Blessed are ye that sow upon all waters, sending thither the foot of the ox and the ass.

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Ecclesiastes 11:6 In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening let not thy hand cease: for thou knowest not which may rather spring up, this or that: and if both together, it shall be the better.

Deuteronomy 15:10 But thou shalt give to him: neither shalt thou do any thing craftily in relieving his necessities: that the Lord thy God may bless thee at all times, and in all things to which thou shalt put thy hand.

Psalm 41:1,2 Unto the end, a psalm for David himself. [2] Blessed is he that understandeth concerning the needy and the poor: the Lord will deliver him in the evil day. . . .

Psalm 126:5,6 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. . . .

Proverbs 11:18 Clemency prepareth life: and the pursuing of evil things, death.

Proverbs 19:17 He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.

Matthew 10:13,42 And if that house be worthy, your peace shall come upon it; but if it be not worthy, your peace shall return to you. . . .

Matthew 25:40 And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.

Luke 14:14 And thou shalt be blessed, because they have not wherewith to make thee recompense: for recompense shall be made thee at the resurrection of the just.

2 Corinthians 9:6 Now this I say: He who soweth sparingly shall also reap sparingly: and he who soweth in blessings shall also reap blessings.

Galatians 6:8-10 For what things a man shall sow, those also shall he reap. For he that soweth in his flesh of the flesh also shall reap corruption. But he that soweth in the spirit of the spirit shall reap life everlasting. . . .

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.

Context
Cast Your Bread upon the Waters
1Cast thy bread upon the running waters: for after a long time thou shalt find it again.2Give a portion to seven, and also to eight: for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.…
Cross References
Matthew 10:42
And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you he shall not lose his reward.

Galatians 6:9
And in doing good, let us not fail. For in due time we shall reap, not failing.

Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.

Deuteronomy 15:10
But thou shalt give to him: neither shalt thou do any thing craftily in relieving his necessities: that the Lord thy God may bless thee at all times, and in all things to which thou shalt put thy hand.

2 Samuel 17:29
And honey, and butter, and sheep, and fat calves, and they gave to David and the people that were with him, to eat: for they suspected that the people were faint with hunger and thirst in the wilderness.

Proverbs 19:17
He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.

Isaiah 32:20
Blessed are ye that sow upon all waters, sending thither the foot of the ox and the ass.

Additional Translations
Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again.Cast your bread on the waters: for you shall find it after many days.

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Send forth thy bread upon the face of the water: for thou shalt find it after many days.

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.

Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.

Send forth thy bread on the face of the waters, For in the multitude of the days thou dost find it.
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