New American Standard Bible
Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;
King James Bible
Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
Darby Bible Translation
Honour Jehovah with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase;
World English Bible
Honor Yahweh with your substance, with the first fruits of all your increase:
Young's Literal Translation
Honour Jehovah from thy substance, And from the beginning of all thine increase;
Proverbs 3:9 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
"Substance" points to capital, "increase" to revenue. The Septuagint as if to guard against ill-gotten gains being offered as an atonement for the ill-getting, inserts the quaifying words, "honor the Lord from thy righteous labors."
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'My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His correction: 12. For whom the Lord loveth He correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. 13. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. 14. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. 15. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. 16. Length of days is in …
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An Appendix to the Beatitudes
How those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
"You shall not delay the offering from your harvest and your vintage. The firstborn of your sons you shall give to Me.
"You shall bring the choice first fruits of your soil into the house of the LORD your God. "You are not to boil a young goat in the milk of its mother.
that you shall take some of the first of all the produce of the ground which you bring in from your land that the LORD your God gives you, and you shall put it in a basket and go to the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish His name.
2 Chronicles 31:21
Every work which he began in the service of the house of God in law and in commandment, seeking his God, he did with all his heart and prospered.
Let our garners be full, furnishing every kind of produce, And our flocks bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our fields;
The generous man will be prosperous, And he who waters will himself be watered.
"You have not brought to Me the sheep of your burnt offerings, Nor have you honored Me with your sacrifices. I have not burdened you with offerings, Nor wearied you with incense.
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