New Living Translation
If you help the poor, you are lending to the LORD--and he will repay you!
King James Bible
He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is gracious to the poor lendeth unto Jehovah; and what he hath bestowed will he repay unto him.
World English Bible
He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is lending to Jehovah is favouring the poor, And his deed He repayeth to him.
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LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
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And if you give even a cup of cold water to one of the least of my followers, you will surely be rewarded."
"And the King will say, 'I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to me!'
Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full--pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back."
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.
For God is not unjust. He will not forget how hard you have worked for him and how you have shown your love to him by caring for other believers, as you still do.
"But if there are any poor Israelites in your towns when you arrive in the land the LORD your God is giving you, do not be hard-hearted or tightfisted toward them.
Instead, be generous and lend them whatever they need.
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