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Happy is the person who is generous with his loans, who runs his business honestly.
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Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment:
Proverbs 2:20 For they that are upright, shall dwell in the earth; and the simple shall continue in it.
Proverbs 12:2 Man shall not be strengthened by wickedness: and the root of the just shall not be moved.
Luke 23:50 And behold there was a man named Joseph who was a counsellor, a good and a just man,
Acts 11:24 For he was a good man and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith. And a great multitude was added to the Lord.
Romans 5:7 For scarce for a just man will one die: yet perhaps for a good man some one would dare to die.
Psalm 37:25,26 I have been young and now am old; and I have not seen the just forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread. . . .
Deuteronomy 15:7-10 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, . . .
Job 31:16-20 If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait: . . .
Luke 6:35 But love ye your enemies: do good, and lend, hoping for nothing thereby: and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the sons of the Highest. For he is kind to the unthankful and to the evil.
Proverbs 17:18 A foolish man will clap hands, when he is surety for his friend.
Proverbs 18:9 He that is loose and slack in his work, is the brother of him that wasteth his own works.
Proverbs 22:26,27 Be not with them that fasten down their hands, and that offer themselves sureties for debts: . . .
Proverbs 24:27,30-34 Prepare thy work without, and diligently till thy ground: that afterward thou mayst build thy house. . . .
Proverbs 27:23-27 Be diligent to know the countenance of thy cattle, and consider thy own flocks: . . .
John 6:12 And when they were filled, he said to his disciples: gather up the fragments that remain, lest they be lost.
Romans 12:11 In carefulness not slothful. In spirit fervent. Serving the Lord.
Ephesians 5:15 See therefore, brethren, how you walk circumspectly: not as unwise,
Colossians 4:5 Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.
Philippians 1:9 And this I pray: That your charity may more and more abound in knowledge and in all understanding:
ContextBlessed is the Man who Fears the LORD
…4To the righteous a light is risen up in darkness: he is merciful, and compassionate and just. 5Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment:6Because he shall not be moved for ever.…
Additional TranslationsIt is well with the man who is generous and lends freely, whose affairs are guided by justice.A good man shows favor, and lends: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
Well is it with the man that dealeth graciously and lendeth; He shall maintain his cause in judgment.
The good man is he that pities and lends: he will direct his affairs with judgment.
It is well with the man that is gracious and lendeth; he will sustain his cause in judgment.
Well is it with the man that dealeth graciously and lendeth; he shall maintain his cause in judgment.
A good man showeth favor, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He will maintain his cause in judgment.
Good is the man -- gracious and lending, He sustaineth his matters in judgment.
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