Proverbs 28:27

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that giueth vnto the poore, shall not lacke: but he that hideth his eyes, shall haue many a curse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; But he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who gives to the poor will never be in need, but great curses will be on him who gives no attention to them.
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

Whoso is giving to the poor hath no lack, And whoso is hiding his eyes multiplied curses.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 28

  • BSP
    Verse 6: It is better to be poor and righteous in God's eyes than to be rich and be wicked in God's eyes.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS EAR FROM HEARING THE LAW EVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE ABOMINATION
  • Terhemen Haaga
    God is always faithful to me
  • Rev.Bhoopsingh
    Jesus loves all he is crucified for me.
  • Lilian
    If we abide God and his words in our life we have everything we need. We need the Holy Spirit to connect with our Spirit . By the power of the Holy Spirit, his WORDS and his PEACE it passes all UNDERSTANDING. We have God's favour and mercy to enlighten other people's lives. Thank you Jesus for the blood . Teach me to humble myself before you Lord help me to be born again in spirit in my life AMN
  • Lynn
    God is with us all . but if we are in the wrong place .and are not strong enough . temptation is an d always will be there to help you to submit.

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