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Proverbs 22:9

    Proverbs 22:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; For he giveth of his bread to the poor.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who is kind will have a blessing, for he gives of his bread to the poor.

    Webster's Revision

    He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; For he giveth of his bread to the poor.

    World English Bible

    He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

    Definitions for Proverbs 22:9

    Blessed - Happy.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 22:9

    A bountiful eye - One that disposes him to help all that he sees to be in want; the bountiful eye means the bountiful heart; for the heart looks through the eye. The merciful heart, even when the hand has little or nothing to give, shall be blessed of the Lord.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 22:9

    He that hath a bountiful eye - literally, as in the margin, contrasted with the "evil eye" of Proverbs 28:22.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 22:9

    22:9 He - Who looks upon the wants and miseries of others with compassion.