2 Corinthians 8:15

“As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As it is written, Hee that had gathered much, had nothing ouer, and hee that had gathered little, had no lacke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

as it is written, "HE WHO {gathered} MUCH DID NOT HAVE TOO MUCH, AND HE WHO {gathered} LITTLE HAD NO LACK."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

as it is written, He that `gathered' much had nothing over; and he that `gathered' little had no lack.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As it says in the Writings, He who had taken up much had nothing over and he who had little had enough.
- Basic English Bible

According as it is written, He who [gathered] much had no excess, and he who [gathered] little was nothing short.
- Darby Bible

As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no want.
- Webster's Bible

Even as it is written, "He who gathered much had not too much, and he who gathered little had not too little."
- Weymouth Bible

As it is written, "He who gathered much had nothing left over, and he who gathered little had no lack."
- World English Bible

He that gaderide myche, was not encresid, and he that gaderide litil, hadde not lesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

according as it hath been written, `He who [did gather] much, had nothing over; and he who [did gather] little, had no lack.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:15


8:15 As it is written, He that had gathered the most had nothing over; and he that had gathered the least did not lack - That is, in which that scripture is in another sense fulfilled. #Exod 16:18|


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:15


2Co 8:15 As it is written. In Ex 16:18. He that [had gathered] much had nothing over, etc. When the manna fell, whatever each individual gathered, there was found to be, on measuring, "an omer to a man" (Ex 16:16). So brotherly love is to effect such a distribution that no saint will be in want, and none have what is superfluous.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 8:15

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