Proverbs 28:27
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New International Version
Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.

King James Bible
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Darby Bible Translation
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; but he that withdraweth his eyes shall have many a curse.

World English Bible
One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is giving to the poor hath no lack, And whoso is hiding his eyes multiplied curses.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Be that giveth unto the poor - See the notes on Deuteronomy 15:7 (note), Detueronomy Deuteronomy 19:17 (note), Deuteronomy 22:9 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that giveth

Proverbs 19:17 He that has pity on the poor lends to the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.

Proverbs 22:9 He that has a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he gives of his bread to the poor.

Deuteronomy 15:7,10 If there be among you a poor man of one of your brothers within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you...

Psalm 41:1-3 Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble...

Psalm 112:5-9 A good man shows favor, and lends: he will guide his affairs with discretion...

2 Corinthians 9:6-11 But this I say, He which sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which sows bountifully shall reap also bountifully...

Hebrews 13:16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

hideth

Isaiah 1:15 And when you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you: yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear...

shall

Proverbs 11:26 He that withholds corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be on the head of him that sells it.

Proverbs 24:24 He that said to the wicked, You are righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him:

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Two Coverings and Two Consequences
A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
57. (32). There was a certain clerk in Lismore whose life, as it is said, was good, but his faith not so. He was a man of some knowledge in his own eyes, and dared to say that in the Eucharist there is only a sacrament and not the fact[718] of the sacrament, that is, mere sanctification and not the truth of the Body. On this subject he was often addressed by Malachy in secret, but in vain; and finally he was called before a public assembly, the laity however being excluded, in order that if it were
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
Isaiah lxiv. 7.--"And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold on thee," &c. They go on in the confession of their sins. Many a man hath soon done with that a general notion of sin is the highest advancement in repentance that many attain to. You may see here sin and judgment mixed in thorough other(315) in their complaint. They do not so fix their eyes upon their desolate estate of captivity, as to forget their provocations. Many a man would spend more affection,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

God's Law Immutable
The temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in His temple the ark of His testament." Revelation 11:19. The ark of God's testament is in the holy of holies, the second apartment of the sanctuary. In the ministration of the earthly tabernacle, which served "unto the example and shadow of heavenly things," this apartment was opened only upon the great Day of Atonement for the cleansing of the sanctuary. Therefore the announcement that the temple of God was opened in heaven and the ark
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Proverbs 11:24
One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.

Proverbs 19:17
Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done.

Proverbs 28:28
When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding; but when the wicked perish, the righteous thrive.

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