Proverbs 22:9

“He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee that hath a bountifull eye, shall bee blessed: for hee giueth of his bread to the poore.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; For he giveth of his bread to the poor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who is kind will have a blessing, for he gives of his bread to the poor.
- Basic English Bible

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
- Darby Bible

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
- Webster's Bible

He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor.
- World English Bible

The good of eye -- he is blessed, For he hath given of his bread to the poor.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:9


22:9 He - Who looks upon the wants and miseries of others with compassion.


Discussion for Proverbs 22:9

  • Darrell for verse 9
    It is better to give than receive But The Lord will bless us if we do give
  • Brianna for verse 9
    What a lovely scripture! The more we give, the better. Many people are on hard times. Let us remember to assist those who are weak.

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