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

Other Translations of Proverbs 22:9

New International Version

9 The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.

English Standard Version

9 Whoever has a bountifulHebrew good eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.

The Message

9 Generous hands are blessed hands because they give bread to the poor.

New King James Version

9 He who has a generous eye will be blessed, For he gives of his bread to the poor.

New Living Translation

9 Blessed are those who are generous, because they feed the poor.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 22:9

Commentary on Proverbs 22:9

(Read Proverbs 22:9)

He that seeks to relieve the wants and miseries of others shall be blessed.