Proverbs 28:27
Modern Translations
New International Version
Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.

New Living Translation
Whoever gives to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to poverty will be cursed.

English Standard Version
Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.

Berean Study Bible
Whoever gives to the poor will not be in need, but he who hides his eyes will receive many curses.

New American Standard Bible
One who gives to the poor will never lack anything, But one who shuts his eyes will have many curses.

NASB 1995
He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.

NASB 1977
He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.

Amplified Bible
He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes [from their need] will have many curses.

Christian Standard Bible
The one who gives to the poor will not be in need, but one who turns his eyes away will receive many curses.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who gives to the poor will not be in need, but one who turns his eyes away will receive many curses.

Contemporary English Version
Giving to the poor will keep you from poverty, but if you close your eyes to their needs, everyone will curse you.

Good News Translation
Give to the poor and you will never be in need. If you close your eyes to the poor, many people will curse you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever gives to the poor lacks nothing. Whoever ignores the poor receives many curses.

International Standard Version
Whoever gives to the poor will never lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to their poverty will be cursed.

NET Bible
The one who gives to the poor will not lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to them will receive many curses.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

New King James Version
He who gives to the poor will not lack, But he who hides his eyes will have many curses.

King James 2000 Bible
He that gives unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

New Heart English Bible
One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

World English Bible
One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

American King James Version
He that gives to the poor shall not lack: but he that hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

American Standard Version
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; But he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

A Faithful Version
He who gives to the poor shall not lack, but he who hides his eyes shall have many a curse.

Darby Bible Translation
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; but he that withdraweth his eyes shall have many a curse.

English Revised Version
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that giveth to the poor shall not want: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
He that giueth vnto the poore, shall not lacke: but he that hideth his eyes, shall haue many curses.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He that geueth vnto the poore shall not lacke: but he that hydeth his eyes from them, shall haue many a curse.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
He that geueth vnto the poore, shal not wante: but he that turneth awaye his eyes from soch as be in necessite, shall suffre greate pouerte himself.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Whoever is giving to the poor has no lack, "" And whoever is hiding his eyes multiplied curses.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is giving to the poor hath no lack, And whoso is hiding his eyes multiplied curses.

Smith's Literal Translation
He giving to the poor wants not: and he hiding his eyes increased curses.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He that giveth to the poor, shall not want: he that despiseth his entreaty, shall suffer indigence.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Whoever gives to the poor shall not be in need. Whoever despises his petition will suffer scarcity.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
He that gives to the poor will not lack it, and he that turns his eyes from the poor will increase his curse.

Lamsa Bible
He who gives to the poor shall not lack; but he who turns his eyes away from the needy shall have many a curse.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; But he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He that gives to the poor shall not be in want: but he that turns away his eye from him shall be in great distress.








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