2 Corinthians 9:7
Good News Translation
You should each give, then, as you have decided, not with regret or out of a sense of duty; for God loves the one who gives gladly.

Contemporary English Version
Each of you must make up your own mind about how much to give. But don't feel sorry that you must give and don't feel you are forced to give. God loves people who love to give.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Every one as he hath determined in his heart, not with sadness or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

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Every one as he hath determined in his heart, not with sadness or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

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Deuteronomy 15:7-11,14 If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand, . . .

Proverbs 23:6-8 Eat not with an envious man, and desire not his meats: . . .

Isaiah 32:5,8 The fool shall no more be called prince: neither shall the deceitful be called great: . . .

James 5:9 Grudge not, brethren, one against another, that you may not be judged. Behold the judge standeth before the door.

1 Peter 4:9 Using hospitality one towards another, without murmuring,

God.

2 Corinthians 8:12 For if the will be forward, it is accepted according to that which a man hath: not according to that which he hath not.

Exodus 25:2 Speak to the children of Israel, that they bring firstfruits to me: of every man that offereth of his own accord, you shall take them.

Exodus 35:5 Set aside with you firstfruits to the Lord. Let every one that is willing and hath a ready heart, offer them to the Lord: gold, and silver, and brass,

1 Chronicles 29:17 I know my God that thou provest hearts, and lovest simplicity, wherefore I also in the simplicity of my heart, have joyfully offered all these things: and I have seen with great joy thy people, which are here present, offer thee their offerings.

Proverbs 11:25 He that hideth up corn, shall be cursed among the people: but a blessing upon the head of them that sell.

Proverbs 22:9 He that is inclined to mercy, shall be blessed: for of his bread he hath given to the poor. He that maketh presents, shall purchase victory and honour: but he carrieth away the souls of the receivers.

Acts 20:35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring you ought to support the weak and to remember the word of the Lord Jesus, how he said: It is a more blessed thing to give, rather than to receive.

Romans 12:8 He that exhorteth, in exhorting; he that giveth, with simplicity; he that ruleth, with carefulness; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Context
God Loves a Cheerful Giver
6Now this I say: He who soweth sparingly shall also reap sparingly: and he who soweth in blessings shall also reap blessings. 7Every one as he hath determined in his heart, not with sadness or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. 8And God is able to make all grace abound in you: that ye always, having all sufficiently in all things, may abound to every good work,…
Cross References
Exodus 25:2
Speak to the children of Israel, that they bring firstfruits to me: of every man that offereth of his own accord, you shall take them.

Deuteronomy 15:10
But thou shalt give to him: neither shalt thou do any thing craftily in relieving his necessities: that the Lord thy God may bless thee at all times, and in all things to which thou shalt put thy hand.

1 Chronicles 29:9
And the people rejoiced, when they promised their offerings willingly: because they offered them to the Lord with all their heart: and David the king rejoiced also with a great joy.

1 Chronicles 29:17
I know my God that thou provest hearts, and lovest simplicity, wherefore I also in the simplicity of my heart, have joyfully offered all these things: and I have seen with great joy thy people, which are here present, offer thee their offerings.

Proverbs 11:25
He that hideth up corn, shall be cursed among the people: but a blessing upon the head of them that sell.

Romans 12:8
He that exhorteth, in exhorting; he that giveth, with simplicity; he that ruleth, with carefulness; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the will be forward, it is accepted according to that which a man hath: not according to that which he hath not.

Philemon 1:14
But without thy counsel I would do nothing: that thy good deed might not be as it were of necessity, but voluntary.

Additional Translations
Each one should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not out of regret or compulsion. For God loves a cheerful giver.

each as he purposes in the heart, not out of regret or of necessity. For God loves a cheerful giver.

Every man according as he purposes in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.

Let each man do according as he hath purposed in his heart: not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

each according as he is purposed in his heart; not grievingly, or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.

Let each man do according as he hath purposed in his heart; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or by constraint: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

Let each contribute what he has decided upon in his own mind, and not do it reluctantly or under compulsion. "It is a cheerful giver that God loves."

Let each man give according as he has determined in his heart; not grudgingly, or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver.

each one, according as he doth purpose in heart, not out of sorrow or out of necessity, for a cheerful giver doth God love,
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