New Living Translation
The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.
King James Bible
The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Darby Bible Translation
The liberal soul shall be made fat, and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
World English Bible
The liberal soul shall be made fat. He who waters shall be watered also himself.
Young's Literal Translation
A liberal soul is made fat, And whoso is watering, he also is watered.
Proverbs 11:25 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:25 Fat - Shall be enriched both with temporal and spiritual blessings.
LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
2 Corinthians 9:6
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.
2 Corinthians 9:7
You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don't give reluctantly or in response to pressure. "For God loves a person who gives cheerfully."
2 Samuel 17:28
They brought sleeping mats, cooking pots, serving bowls, wheat and barley, flour and roasted grain, beans, lentils,
Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce.
Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.
Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything.
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