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Some people spend their money freely and still grow richer. Others are cautious, and yet grow poorer.
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The soul that blesseth, shall be made fat: and he that inebriateth, shall be inebriated also himself.
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.
Proverbs 28:8 He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor.
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 112:9 He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.
Ecclesiastes 11:1,2,6 Cast thy bread upon the running waters: for after a long time thou shalt find it again. . . .
Luke 6:38 Give: and it shall be given to you: good measure and pressed down and shaken together and running over shall they give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you shall mete withal, it shall be measured to you again.
Acts 11:29,30 And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea. . . .
2 Corinthians 9:5-11 Therefore I thought it necessary to desire the brethren that they would go to you before and prepare this blessing before promised, to be ready, so as a blessing, not as covetousness. . . .
Haggai 1:6,9-11 You have sowed much, and brought in little: you have eaten, but have not had enough: you have drunk, but have not been filled with drink: you have clothed yourselves, but have not been warmed: and he that hath earned wages, put them into a bag with holes. . . .
Haggai 2:16-19 When you went to a heap of twenty bushels, and they became ten: and you went into the press, to press out fifty vessels, and they became twenty. . . .
…23Some distribute their own goods, and grow richer: others take away what is not their own, and are always in want. 24The soul that blesseth, shall be made fat: and he that inebriateth, shall be inebriated also himself.25He that hideth up corn, shall be cursed among the people: but a blessing upon the head of them that sell.…
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.
Some distribute their own goods, and grow richer: others take away what is not their own, and are always in want.
He that hideth up corn, shall be cursed among the people: but a blessing upon the head of them that sell.
One is as it were rich, when he hath nothing and another is as it were poor, when he hath great riches.
He that giveth to the poor shall not want: he that despiseth his entreaty, shall suffer indigence.
Additional TranslationsOne gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds what is right, only to become poor.There is that scatters, and yet increases; and there is that withholds more than is meet, but it tends to poverty.
There is that scattereth, and increaseth yet more; And there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth only to want.
There are some who scatter their own, and make it more: and there are some also who gather, yet have less.
There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is right, but [it tendeth] only to want.
There is that scattereth, and increaseth yet more; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth only to want.
There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.
There is who is scattering, and yet is increased, And who is keeping back from uprightness, only to want.
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