New Living Translation
John replied, "If you have two shirts, give one to the poor. If you have food, share it with those who are hungry."
King James Bible
He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.
Darby Bible Translation
And he answering says to them, He that has two body-coats, let him give to him that has none; and he that has food, let him do likewise.
World English Bible
He answered them, "He who has two coats, let him give to him who has none. He who has food, let him do likewise."
Young's Literal Translation
and he answering saith to them, 'He having two coats -- let him impart to him having none, and he having victuals -- in like manner let him do.'
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LibraryAppendix vii. On the Date of the Nativity of Our Lord
So much, that is generally accessible, has of late been written on this subject, and such accord exists on the general question, that only the briefest statement seems requisite in this place, the space at our command being necessarily reserved for subjects which have either not been treated of by previous writers, or in a manner or form that seemed to make a fresh investigation desirable. At the outset it must be admitted, that absolute certainty is impossible as to the exact date of Christ's Nativity …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
Fate of the Enemies of Jesus.
Jesus at Capernaum.
The Distinction of the Holy Spirit from the Father and from his Son, Jesus Christ.
Share your food with the hungry, and give shelter to the homeless. Give clothes to those who need them, and do not hide from relatives who need your help.
He is a merciful creditor, not keeping the items given as security by poor debtors. He does not rob the poor but instead gives food to the hungry and provides clothes for the needy.
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 6:17
Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment.
1 Timothy 6:18
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.
What good is it, dear brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but don't show it by your actions? Can that kind of faith save anyone?
Suppose you see a brother or sister who has no food or clothing,
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