Deuteronomy 15:11 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Deuteronomy 15:11, NIV: "There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land."

Deuteronomy 15:11, ESV: "For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’"

Deuteronomy 15:11, KJV: "For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land."

Deuteronomy 15:11, NASB: "For the poor will not cease to exist in the land; therefore I am commanding you, saying, ‘You shall fully open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.’"

Deuteronomy 15:11, NLT: "There will always be some in the land who are poor. That is why I am commanding you to share freely with the poor and with other Israelites in need."

Deuteronomy 15:11, CSB: "For there will never cease to be poor people in the land; that is why I am commanding you, 'Open your hand willingly to your poor and needy brother in your land.'"

What does Deuteronomy 15:11 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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