Matthew 5:42
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New International Version
Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.

New Living Translation
Give to those who ask, and don't turn away from those who want to borrow.

English Standard Version
Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.

Berean Study Bible
Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.

Berean Literal Bible
Give to the one asking of you, and you shall not turn away from the one desiring to borrow from you.

New American Standard Bible
"Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.

King James Bible
Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Give to the one who asks you, and don't turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.

International Standard Version
Give to the person who asks you for something, and do not turn away from the person who wants to borrow something from you."

NET Bible
Give to the one who asks you, and do not reject the one who wants to borrow from you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Whoever asks you, give to him, and whoever wants to borrow from you, do not refuse him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Give to everyone who asks you for something. Don't turn anyone away who wants to borrow something from you.

New American Standard 1977
“Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Give to him that asks of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

King James 2000 Bible
Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.

American King James Version
Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not you away.

American Standard Version
Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Give to him that asketh of thee and from him that would borrow of thee turn not away.

Darby Bible Translation
To him that asks of thee give, and from him that desires to borrow of thee turn not away.

English Revised Version
Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

Webster's Bible Translation
Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee, turn not thou away.

Weymouth New Testament
To him who asks, give: from him who would borrow, turn not away.

World English Bible
Give to him who asks you, and don't turn away him who desires to borrow from you.

Young's Literal Translation
to him who is asking of thee be giving, and him who is willing to borrow from thee thou mayest not turn away.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:38-42 The plain instruction is, Suffer any injury that can be borne, for the sake of peace, committing your concerns to the Lord's keeping. And the sum of all is, that Christians must avoid disputing and striving. If any say, Flesh and blood cannot pass by such an affront, let them remember, that flesh and blood shall not inherit the kingdom of God; and those who act upon right principles will have most peace and comfort.
Study Bible
Love Your Enemies
41and if someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two. 42Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you. 43You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 15:7
"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

Deuteronomy 15:8
but you shall freely open your hand to him, and shall generously lend him sufficient for his need in whatever he lacks.

Proverbs 21:26
All day long he is craving, While the righteous gives and does not hold back.

Ecclesiastes 11:2
Divide your portion to seven, or even to eight, for you do not know what misfortune may occur on the earth.

Matthew 5:41
and if someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two.

Luke 6:34
And if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, expecting to be repaid in full.

1 Timothy 6:18
Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, and to be generous and ready to share,
Treasury of Scripture

Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not you away.

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Deuteronomy 15:7-14 If there be among you a poor man of one of your brothers within any …

Job 31:16-20 If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the …

Psalm 37:21,25,26 The wicked borrows, and pays not again: but the righteous shows mercy, …

Psalm 112:5-9 A good man shows favor, and lends: he will guide his affairs with discretion…

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Proverbs 11:24,25 There is that scatters, and yet increases; and there is that withholds …

Proverbs 19:17 He that has pity on the poor lends to the LORD; and that which he …

Ecclesiastes 11:1,2,6 Cast your bread on the waters: for you shall find it after many days…

Isaiah 58:6-12 Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, …

Daniel 4:27 Why, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your …

Luke 6:30-36 Give to every man that asks of you; and of him that takes away your …

Luke 11:41 But rather give alms of such things as you have; and, behold, all …

Luke 14:12-14 Then said he also to him that bade him, When you make a dinner or …

Romans 12:20 Therefore if your enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him …

2 Corinthians 9:6-15 But this I say, He which sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; …

1 Timothy 6:17-19 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high minded, …

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, …

Hebrews 13:16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices …

James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To …

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