|New International Version (© 2011)|
One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.
King James Bible
There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
American Standard Version
There is that scattereth, and increaseth yet more; And there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth only to want.
Young's Literal Translation
There is who is scattering, and yet is increased, And who is keeping back from uprightness, only to want.
Proverbs 11:24 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth - The bountiful man, who gives to the poor, never turning away his face from any one in distress, the Lord blesses his property and the bread is multiplied in his hand. To the same purpose the following verse.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 11:18 The wicked works a deceitful work: but to him that sows righteousness shall be a sure reward.
Proverbs 19:17 He that has pity on the poor lends to the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.
Proverbs 28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Deuteronomy 15:10 You shall surely give him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him...
Psalm 112:9 He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honor.
Ecclesiastes 11:1,2,6 Cast your bread on the waters: for you shall find it after many days...
Luke 6:38 Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom...
Acts 11:29,30 Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers which dwelled in Judaea...
2 Corinthians 9:5-11 Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brothers, that they would go before to you, and make up beforehand your bounty...
Haggai 1:6,9-11 You have sown much, and bring in little; you eat, but you have not enough; you drink, but you are not filled with drink...
Haggai 2:16-19 Since those days were, when one came to an heap of twenty measures, there were but ten...
Proverbs 11:24 Parallel CommentariesAppropriate Due Freely Gains Gives Grows Increased Increases Increaseth Justly Keeping Meet Need Poverty Results Richer Right Scattereth Scattering Scatters Suffers Tendeth Unduly Want Wealth Withholdeth WithholdsAppropriate Due Freely Gains Gives Grows Increased Increases Increaseth Justly Keeping Meet Need Poverty Results Richer Right Scattereth Scattering Scatters Suffers Tendeth Unduly Want Wealth Withholdeth WithholdsTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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2 Corinthians 9:6 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
Proverbs 11:23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.
Proverbs 11:25 A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.
Proverbs 13:7 One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.
Proverbs 28:27 Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.