Proverbs 22:9
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New American Standard Bible
He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.

King James Bible
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Darby Bible Translation
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

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

Young's Literal Translation
The good of eye -- he is blessed, For he hath given of his bread to the poor.

Proverbs 22:9 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

He that hath a bountiful eye - literally, as in the margin, contrasted with the "evil eye" of Proverbs 28:22.

Proverbs 22:9 Parallel Commentaries

The Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions.
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
He accuses Abaelard for preferring his own opinions and even fancies to the unanimous consent of the Fathers, especially where he declares that Christ did not become incarnate in order to save man from the power of the devil. 11. I find in a book of his sentences, and also in an exposition of his of the Epistle to the Romans, that this rash inquirer into the Divine Majesty attacks the mystery of our Redemption. He admits in the very beginning of his disputation that there has never been but one conclusion
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Luke 14:13
"But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

2 Corinthians 9:6
Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Deuteronomy 15:10
"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.

Proverbs 19:17
One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.

Proverbs 31:20
She extends her hand to the poor, And she stretches out her hands to the needy.

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