New American Standard Bible
"For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me."
King James Bible
For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.
Darby Bible Translation
for ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
World English Bible
For you always have the poor with you, but you don't always have me."
Young's Literal Translation
for the poor ye have always with yourselves, and me ye have not always.'
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LibrarySeptember 8 Evening
Christ the firstfruits.--I COR. 15:23. Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.--If the firstfruit be holy the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.--Now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.--If we have been planted together in the likeness of his death we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection.--The Lord Jesus Christ . . . shall change our vile …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
February 29 Morning
A Parting Warning
The Praise of Men.
"For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, 'You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.'
"For you always have the poor with you; but you do not always have Me.
"For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them; but you do not always have Me.
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