Proverbs 14:21
Good News Translation
If you want to be happy, be kind to the poor; it is a sin to despise anyone.

Contemporary English Version
It's wrong to hate others, but God blesses everyone who is kind to the poor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy.

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He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy.

that despiseth

Proverbs 11:12 He that walketh deceitfully, revealeth secrets: but he that is faithful, concealeth the thing committed to him by his friend.

Proverbs 17:5 He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 18:3 The wicked man, when he is come into the depths of sins, contemneth: but ignominy and reproach follow him.

Job 31:13-15 If I have despised to abide judgment with my manservant, or my maidservant, when they had any controversy against me: . . .

Job 35:5,6 Look up to heaven and see, and behold the sky, that it is higher than thee. . . .

Psalm 22:24 Let all the seed of Israel fear him: because he hath not slighted nor despised the supplication of the poor man. Neither hath he turned away his face from me: and when I cried to him he heard me.

Luke 18:9 And to some who trusted in themselves as just and despised others, he spoke also this parable:

James 2:5,6,14-16 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him? . . .

he that hath

Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

Proverbs 11:24,25 The soul that blesseth, shall be made fat: and he that inebriateth, shall be inebriated also himself. . . .

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

Daniel 4:27 And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?

Matthew 25:34 Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Luke 6:30-36 Give to every one that asketh thee: and of him that taketh away thy goods, ask them not again. . . .

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.

Hebrews 6:12 That you become not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience shall inherit the promises.

1 John 3:17-22 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him? . . .

Context
The Wise Woman
20The poor man shall be hateful even to his own neighbour: but the friends of the rich are many. 21He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy.22They err that work evil: but mercy and truth prepare good things.…
Cross References
Psalm 41:1
Unto the end, a psalm for David himself. [2] Blessed is he that understandeth concerning the needy and the poor: the Lord will deliver him in the evil day.

Proverbs 11:12
He that walketh deceitfully, revealeth secrets: but he that is faithful, concealeth the thing committed to him by his friend.

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

Proverbs 21:10
The soul of the wicked desireth evil, he will not have pity on his neighbour.

Proverbs 28:8
He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor.

Additional Translations
He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who shows kindness to the poor.He that despises his neighbor sins: but he that has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

He that despiseth his neighbor sinneth; But he that hath pity on the poor, happy is he.

He that dishonours the needy sins: but he that has pity on the poor is most blessed.

He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.

He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath pity on the poor, happy is he.

He that despiseth his neighbor sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.

He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who has pity on the poor.

Whoso is despising his neighbour sinneth, Whoso is favouring the humble, O his happiness.
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