Translating Proverbs 19:17

Proverbs 19:17 (NIV)

He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done.

Proverbs 19: 17 The Message

Mercy to the needy is a loan to God, and God pays back those loans in full.

Proverbs 19:17 (NLT)

If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord—and he will repay you!

Proverbs 19:17 (CEV)

Caring for the poor is lending to the LORD,and you will be well repaid.

Proverbs 19:17 (NCV)

Being kind to the poor is like lending to the Lord; he will reward you for what you have done.

Translation – Are you ready for this?

Give to the poor, its the same as giving to God. After you give to the poor, God will give back to you!

How can you lose?


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