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Proverbs 3:27-28 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Treat Others Fairly

27 When it is in your power,[a]
don’t withhold good from the one to whom it belongs.
28 Don’t say to your neighbor, “Go away! Come back later.
I’ll give it tomorrow”—when it is there with you.

Footnotes:

  1. 3:27 Lit in the power of your hands
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Proverbs 3:27-28 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due,[a]
    when it is in your power to do it.
28 Do not say to your neighbor, “Go, and come again,
    tomorrow I will give it”—when you have it with you.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 3:27 Heb from its owners
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Proverbs 11:24-26 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

24 One person gives freely,
yet gains more;
another withholds what is right,
only to become poor.

25 A generous person will be enriched,
and the one who gives a drink of water
will receive water.

26 People will curse anyone who hoards grain,
but a blessing will come to the one who sells it.

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Proverbs 11:24-26 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 Some give freely, yet grow all the richer;
    others withhold what is due, and only suffer want.
25 A generous person will be enriched,
    and one who gives water will get water.
26 The people curse those who hold back grain,
    but a blessing is on the head of those who sell it.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 13:22 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his[a] grandchildren,
but the sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.

Footnotes:

  1. 13:22 Or inheritance: his
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Proverbs 13:22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 The good leave an inheritance to their children’s children,
    but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous.

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Proverbs 14:21 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

21 The one who despises his neighbor sins,
but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

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Proverbs 14:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 Those who despise their neighbors are sinners,
    but happy are those who are kind to the poor.

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Proverbs 18:16 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

16 A person’s gift opens doors[a] for him
and brings him before the great.

Footnotes:

  1. 18:16 Lit gift makes room
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Proverbs 18:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 A gift opens doors;
    it gives access to the great.

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Proverbs 19:17 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

17 Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and he will give a reward to the lender.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 19:17 Lit to him
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Proverbs 19:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord,
    and will be repaid in full.

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Proverbs 21:13 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

13 The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor
will himself also call out and not be answered.

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Proverbs 21:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 If you close your ear to the cry of the poor,
    you will cry out and not be heard.

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Proverbs 22:9 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

A generous person[a] will be blessed,
for he shares his food with the poor.

Footnotes:

  1. 22:9 Lit Good of eye
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Proverbs 22:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Those who are generous are blessed,
    for they share their bread with the poor.

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Proverbs 25:14 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

14 The one who boasts about a gift that does not exist
is like clouds and wind without rain.

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Proverbs 25:14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 Like clouds and wind without rain
    is one who boasts of a gift never given.

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Proverbs 28:27 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

27 The one who gives to the poor
will not be in need,
but one who turns his eyes away[a]
will receive many curses.

Footnotes:

  1. 28:27 Lit who shuts his eyes
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Proverbs 28:27 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 Whoever gives to the poor will lack nothing,
    but one who turns a blind eye will get many a curse.

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