Deuteronomy 15:8
Good News Translation
Instead, be generous and lend them as much as they need.

Contemporary English Version
Instead, be kind and lend them what they need.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But shalt open it to the poor man, thou shalt lend him, that which thou perceivest he hath need of.

New American Bible
Instead, you shall freely open your hand and generously lend what suffices to meet that need.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But shalt open it to the poor man, thou shalt lend him, that which thou perceivest he hath need of.

Context
Generosity in Lending and Giving
7If 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, 8But shalt open it to the poor man, thou shalt lend him, that which thou perceivest he hath need of.9Beware lest perhaps a wicked thought steal in upon thee, and thou say in thy heart: The seventh year of remission draweth nigh; and thou turn away thy eyes from thy poor brother, denying to lend him that which he asketh: lest he cry against thee to the Lord, and it become a sin unto thee.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:42
Give to him that asketh of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not away.

Luke 6:34
And if you lend to them of whom you hope to receive, what thanks are to you? For sinners also lend to sinners, for to receive as much.

Galatians 2:10
Only that we should be mindful of the poor: which same thing also I was careful to do.

Psalm 37:26
He sheweth mercy, and lendeth all the day long; and his seed shall be in blessing.

Proverbs 19:17
He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.

Additional Translations
Instead, you are to open your hand to him and freely loan him whatever he needs.But you shall open your hand wide to him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wants.

but thou shalt surely open thy hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanteth.

Thou shalt surely open thine hands to him, and shalt lend to him as much as he wants according to his need.

but thou shalt open thy hand bountifully unto him, and shalt certainly lend him on pledge what is sufficient for his need, [in that] which he lacketh.

but thou shalt surely open thine hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanteth.

But thou shalt open thy hand wide to him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.

but you shall surely open your hand to him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need [in that] which he wants.

for thou dost certainly open thy hand to him, and dost certainly lend him sufficient for his lack which he lacketh.
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