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Never tell your neighbors to wait until tomorrow if you can help them now.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Practise not evil against thy friend, when he hath confidence in thee.
Proverbs 27:1 Boast not for to morrow, for thou knowest not what the day to come may bring forth.
Leviticus 19:13 Thou shalt not calumniate thy neighbour, nor oppress him by violence. The wages of him that hath been hired by thee shall not abide with thee until the morning.
Deuteronomy 24:12-15 But if he be poor, the pledge shall not lodge with thee that night, . . .
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand is able to do, do it earnestly: for neither work, nor reason, nor wisdom, nor knowledge shall be in hell, whither thou art hastening.
Ecclesiastes 11:6 In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening let not thy hand cease: for thou knowest not which may rather spring up, this or that: and if both together, it shall be the better.
2 Corinthians 8:11 Now therefore perform ye it also in deed: that as your mind is forward to be willing, so it may be also to perform, out of that which you have.
2 Corinthians 9:3 Now I have sent the brethren, that the thing which we boast of concerning you be not made void in this behalf, that (as I have said) you may be ready:
1 Timothy 6:18 To do good, to be rich in good work, to give easily, to communicate to others,
ContextThe Blessings of Wisdom
…27Say not to thy friend: Go, and come again: and to morrow I will give to thee: when thou canst give at present. 28Practise not evil against thy friend, when he hath confidence in thee.29Strive not against a man without cause, when he hath done thee no evil.…
Thou shalt not calumniate thy neighbour, nor oppress him by violence. The wages of him that hath been hired by thee shall not abide with thee until the morning.
But thou shalt pay him the price of his labour the same day, before the going down of the sun, because he is poor, and with it maintaineth his life: lest he cry against thee to the Lord, and it be reputed to thee for a sin.
Additional TranslationsDo not tell your neighbor, “Come back tomorrow and I will provide”—when you already have the means.Say not to your neighbor, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when you have it by you.
Say not unto thy neighbor, Go, and come again, And to-morrow I will give; When thou hast it by thee.
Say not, Come back another time, to-morrow I will give; while thou art able to do him good: for thou knowest not what the next day will bring forth.
Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to-morrow I will give, when thou hast it by thee.
Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and tomorrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.
Say not to thy neighbor, Go, and come again, and to-morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.
Don't say to your neighbor, "Go, and come again; tomorrow I will give it to you," when you have it by you.
Say not thou to thy friend, 'Go, and return, and to-morrow I give,' And substance with thee.
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