New American Standard Bible
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.
King James Bible
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
Darby Bible Translation
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do it.
World English Bible
Don't withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.
Young's Literal Translation
Withhold not good from its owners, When thy hand is toward God to do it.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A marked change in style. The continuous exhortation is replaced by a series of maxims.
From them to whom it is due - literally, as in the margin. The precept expresses the great Scriptural thought that the so-called possession of wealth is but a stewardship; that the true owners of what we call our own are those to whom, with it, we may do good. Not to relieve them is a breach of trust.
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'My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His correction: 12. For whom the Lord loveth He correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. 13. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. 14. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. 15. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. 16. Length of days is in …
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A Sermon on the Boat Race.
An Appendix to the Beatitudes
How those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
Render to all what is due them: tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.
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