New Living Translation
Remember this--a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop.
King James Bible
But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
Darby Bible Translation
But this is true, he that sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he that sows in the spirit of blessing shall reap also in blessing:
World English Bible
Remember this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
Young's Literal Translation
And this: He who is sowing sparingly, sparingly also shall reap; and he who is sowing in blessings, in blessings also shall reap;
2 Corinthians 9:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:6 He that soweth sparingly shall reap sparingly; he that soweth bountifully shall reap bountifully - A general rule. God will proportion the reward to the work, and the temper whence it proceeds.
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(Admonition 21.) Differently to be admonished are those who already give compassionately of their own, and those who still would fain seize even what belongs to others. For those who already give compassionately of their own are to be admonished not to lift themselves up in swelling thought above those to whom they impart earthly things; not to esteem themselves better than others because they see others to be supported by them. For the Lord of an earthly household, in distributing the ranks and …
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Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything.
The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.
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Blessed are those who are generous, because they feed the poor.
2 Corinthians 9:5
So I thought I should send these brothers ahead of me to make sure the gift you promised is ready. But I want it to be a willing gift, not one given grudgingly.
Don't be misled--you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant.
So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up.
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