New Living Translation
Tell them to use their money to do good. They should be rich in good works and generous to those in need, always being ready to share with others.
King James Bible
That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
Darby Bible Translation
to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate of their substance,
World English Bible
that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
Young's Literal Translation
to do good, to be rich in good works, to be ready to impart, willing to communicate,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:18 To do good - To make this their daily employ, that they may be rich - May abound in all good works. Ready to distribute - Singly to particular persons. Willing to communicate - To join in all public works of charity.
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But divide your investments among many places, for you do not know what risks might lie ahead.
Give to those who ask, and don't turn away from those who want to borrow.
John replied, "If you have two shirts, give one to the poor. If you have food, share it with those who are hungry."
If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. And if you have a gift for showing kindness to others, do it gladly.
If you are a thief, quit stealing. Instead, use your hands for good hard work, and then give generously to others in need.
1 Timothy 5:10
She must be well respected by everyone because of the good she has done. Has she brought up her children well? Has she been kind to strangers and served other believers humbly? Has she helped those who are in trouble? Has she always been ready to do good?
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