Deuteronomy 15:8

“But thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But thou shalt open thine hand wide vnto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his neede, in that which he wanteth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but you shall freely open your hand to him, and shall generously lend him sufficient for his need {in} whatever he lacks.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but thou shalt surely open thy hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need `in that' which he wanteth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But let your hand be open to give him the use of whatever he is in need of.
- Basic English Bible

but thou shalt open thy hand bountifully unto him, and shalt certainly lend him on pledge what is sufficient for his need, [in that] which he lacketh.
- Darby Bible

But thou shalt open thy hand wide to him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.
- Webster's Bible

but you shall surely open your hand to him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need [in that] which he wants.
- World English Bible

for thou dost certainly open thy hand to him, and dost certainly lend him sufficient for his lack which he lacketh.
- Youngs Literal Bible

but thou shalt surely open thy hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanteth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 15:8


15:8 Open thine hand wide - That is, deal bountifully and liberally with him.


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