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Proverbs 11:24–25

24 There is one who vscatters, yet increases more;

And there is one who withholds more than is right,

But it leads to poverty.

25 wThe generous soul will be made rich,

xAnd he who waters will also be watered himself.

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Proverbs 11:24–25 — The New International Version (NIV)

24 One person gives freely, yet gains even more;

another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.

25 A generous person will prosper;

whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — English Standard Version (ESV)

24 One gives freely, yet grows all the richer;

another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.

25 Whoever brings blessing will be enriched,

and one who waters will himself be watered.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

24 There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth;

And there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.

25 The liberal soul shall be made fat:

And he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — New Living Translation (NLT)

24 Give freely and become more wealthy;

be stingy and lose everything.

25 The generous will prosper;

those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — New Century Version (NCV)

24 Some people give much but get back even more.

Others don’t give what they should and end up poor.

25 Whoever gives to others will get richer;

those who help others will themselves be helped.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

24 There is that scattereth, and increaseth yet more;

And there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth only to want.

25 The liberal soul shall be made fat;

And he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

24 There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is right, but it tendeth only to want.

25 The liberal soul shall be made fat, and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

24 One person spends freely and yet grows richer,

while another holds back what he owes and yet grows poorer.

25 A generous person will be made rich,

and whoever satisfies others will himself be satisfied.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — The 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.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

24 There is one who gives yet grows richer,

but he who withholds what is right only finds need.

25 A person of blessing will be enriched,

and he who gives water also will be refreshed.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

24 Some give freely but get even richer.

Others don’t give what they should but get even poorer.

25 Anyone who gives a lot will succeed.

Anyone who renews others will be renewed.

Proverbs 11:24–25 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

24 There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more,

And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.

25 The generous man will be prosperous,

And he who waters will himself be watered.