New Living Translation
Blessed are those who are generous, because they feed the poor.
King James Bible
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
Darby Bible Translation
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
World English Bible
He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor.
Young's Literal Translation
The good of eye -- he is blessed, For he hath given of his bread to the poor.
Proverbs 22:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:9 He - Who looks upon the wants and miseries of others with compassion.
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We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue …
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Instead, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.
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.
Give generously to the poor, not grudgingly, for the LORD your God will bless you in everything you do.
If you help the poor, you are lending to the LORD--and he will repay you!
She extends a helping hand to the poor and opens her arms to the needy.
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