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Deuteronomy 15:8

    Deuteronomy 15:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But you shall open your hand wide to him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wants.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    but thou shalt surely open thy hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanteth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But let your hand be open to give him the use of whatever he is in need of.

    Webster's Revision

    but thou shalt surely open thy hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanteth.

    World English Bible

    but you shall surely open your hand to him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need [in that] which he wants.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    but thou shalt surely open thine hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanteth.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 15:8

    Thou shalt open thine hand wide - Thy benevolence shall be in proportion to his distress and poverty, and thy ability. Thou shalt have no other rule to regulate thy charity by.

    Wesley's Notes on Deuteronomy 15:8

    15:8 Open thine hand wide - That is, deal bountifully and liberally with him.