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2 Corinthians 9:7

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give,f not reluctantly or under compulsion,g for God loves a cheerful giver.h

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2 Corinthians 9:7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.”

2 Corinthians 9:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

Each of you should give as you have decided in your heart to give. You should not be sad when you give, and you should not give because you feel forced to give. God loves the person who gives happily.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Let each man do according as he hath purposed in his heart: not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

each according as he is purposed in his heart; not grievingly, or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Each of you should give whatever you have decided. You shouldn’t be sorry that you gave or feel forced to give, since God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Each person should do as he has decided in his heart—not reluctantly or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Each one should give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or from compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

You should each give what you have decided in your heart to give. You shouldn’t give if you don’t want to. You shouldn’t give because you are forced to. God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.