2 Corinthians 9:9

“(As it is written, He hath dispersed abroad; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

(As it is written: Hee hath dispersed abroad: Hee hath giuen to the poore: his righteousnesse remaineth for euer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

as it is written, "HE SCATTERED ABROAD, HE GAVE TO THE POOR, HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS ENDURES FOREVER."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

as it is written, He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the poor; His righteousness abideth for ever.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As it is said in the Writings, He has sent out far and wide, he has given to the poor; his righteousness is for ever.
- Basic English Bible

according as it is written, He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor, his righteousness remains for ever.
- Darby Bible

(As it is written, He hath dispersed; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever.
- Webster's Bible

As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor, his almsgiving remains for ever."
- Weymouth Bible

As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor. His righteousness remains forever."
- World English Bible

as it is writun, He delide abrood, he yaf to pore men, his riytwisnesse dwellith withouten ende.
- Wycliffe Bible

(according as it hath been written, `He dispersed abroad, he gave to the poor, his righteousness doth remain to the age,')
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 9:9


9:9 He hath scattered abroad - (A generous word.) With a full hand, without any anxious thought which way each grain falls. His righteousness - His beneficence, with the blessed effects of it. Remaineth for ever - Unexhausted, God still renewing his store. #Psalm 112:9|


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 9:9


2Co 9:9 As it is written. In Ps 112:9. He hath dispersed abroad. It is said there of the man who feareth the Lord: He does not hold tightly but dispenses abroad by giving to the poor. His righteousness. Right doing in giving. Remaineth for ever. That is, he is supplied with means to keep it up.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 9:9

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