Proverbs 3:9

“Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Honor Jehovah with thy substance, And with the first-fruits of all thine increase:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give honour to the Lord with your wealth, and with the first-fruits of all your increase:
- Basic English Bible

Honour Jehovah with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase;
- Darby Bible

Honor the LORD with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thy increase:
- Webster's Bible

Honor Yahweh with your substance, with the first fruits of all your increase:
- World English Bible

Honour Jehovah from thy substance, And from the beginning of all thine increase;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:9


3:9 Substance - Lay out thy estate not to please thyself, but to glorify God. First - fruits - Or, with the chief or best; which answers to the first - fruits under the law.


Discussion for Proverbs 3:9

  • Hi Loretta God is a kind just God, He does not decide for you how much to give but from what your decides to return because all is from him anyway, accordingly to what He has blessed you with so shall you return cheerfully. please note 10th percent was only directed to the livites Priests!!! Thanks
  • Melissa for verse 9
    Is it the first 10 of all earning? Or income!!
  • Loretta for verse 9
    i got an increase on may pay should i give my whole pay check or just the amount it is increased by? need urgent answer

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