2 Corinthians 8:15
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New International Version
as it is written: "The one who gathered much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have too little."

New Living Translation
As the Scriptures say, "Those who gathered a lot had nothing left over, and those who gathered only a little had enough."

English Standard Version
As it is written, “Whoever gathered much had nothing left over, and whoever gathered little had no lack.”

Berean Study Bible
As it is written: "He who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little had no shortfall."

Berean Literal Bible
As it has been written: "He the much did not abound, and he the little had no lack."

New American Standard Bible
as it is written, "HE WHO gathered MUCH DID NOT HAVE TOO MUCH, AND HE WHO gathered LITTLE HAD NO LACK."

King James Bible
As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As it has been written: The person who gathered much did not have too much, and the person who gathered little did not have too little.

International Standard Version
As it is written, "The person who had much did not have too much, and the person who had little did not have too little."

NET Bible
as it is written: "The one who gathered much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have too little."

New Heart English Bible
As it is written, "He who gathered much had nothing left over, and he who gathered little had no lack."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
As it is written: “He who increased took no surplus and he who took little was not deprived.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what Scripture says: "Those who had gathered a lot didn't have too much, and those who gathered a little didn't have too little."

New American Standard 1977
as it is written, “HE WHO gathered MUCH DID NOT HAVE TOO MUCH, AND HE WHO gathered LITTLE HAD NO LACK.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over, and he that had gathered little had no lack.

King James 2000 Bible
As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.

American King James Version
As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.

American Standard Version
as it is written, He that gathered much had nothing over; and he that gathered little had no lack.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As it is written: He that had much, had nothing over; and he that had little, had no want.

Darby Bible Translation
According as it is written, He who [gathered] much had no excess, and he who [gathered] little was nothing short.

English Revised Version
as it is written, He that gathered much had nothing over; and he that gathered little had no lack.

Webster's Bible Translation
As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no want.

Weymouth New Testament
Even as it is written, "He who gathered much had not too much, and he who gathered little had not too little."

World English Bible
As it is written, "He who gathered much had nothing left over, and he who gathered little had no lack."

Young's Literal Translation
according as it hath been written, 'He who did gather much, had nothing over; and he who did gather little, had no lack.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:10-15 Good purposes are like buds and blossoms, pleasant to behold, and give hopes of good fruit; but they are lost, and signify nothing without good deeds. Good beginnings are well; but we lose the benefit, unless there is perseverance. When men purpose that which is good, and endeavour, according to their ability, to perform also, God will not reject them for what it is not in their power to do. But this scripture will not justify those who think good meanings are enough, or that good purposes, and the mere profession of a willing mind, are enough to save. Providence gives to some more of the good things of this world, and to some less, that those who have abundance might supply others who are in want. It is the will of God, that by our mutual supplying one another, there should be some sort of equality; not such a levelling as would destroy property, for in such a case there could be no exercise of charity. All should think themselves concerned to relieve those in want. This is shown from the gathering and giving out the manna in the wilderness, Ex 16:18. Those who have most of this world, have no more than food and raiment; and those who have but little of this world, seldom are quite without them.
Study Bible
Christ's Example
14At the present time, your surplus will meet their need, so that in turn their surplus will meet your need. Then there will be equality. 15As it is written: “He who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little had no shortfall.” 16But thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same devotion I have for you.…
Cross References
Exodus 16:18
When they measured it with an omer, he who had gathered much had no excess, and he who had gathered little had no lack; every man gathered as much as he should eat.

2 Corinthians 8:16
But thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same devotion I have for you.
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As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.

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