Deuteronomy 15:11

For the poor will never cease out of the land: therefore I command you, saying, You shall surely open your hand to your brother, to your needy, and to your poor, in your land.

Alternate Versions of Deuteronomy 15-11

A Conservative Version: Deuteronomy 15:11
For the poor will never cease out of the land. Therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shall surely open thy hand to thy brother, to thy needy, and to thy poor, in thy land.

American Standard Version: Deuteronomy 15:11
For the poor will never cease out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt surely open thy hand unto thy brother, to thy needy, and to thy poor, in thy land.

Bible in Basic English: Deuteronomy 15:11
For there will never be a time when there are no poor in the land; and so I give orders to you, Let your hand be open to your countrymen, to those who are poor and in need in your land.

Darby English Bible: Deuteronomy 15:11
For the needy shall never cease from within the land; therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thy hand bountifully unto thy brother, to thy poor and to thy needy, in thy land.

King James Version: Deuteronomy 15:11
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.

King James Version (UK): Deuteronomy 15:11
For the poor shall never cease out of the land therefore I command you, saying, You shall open yours hand wide unto your brother, to your poor, and to your needy, in your land.

Webster's: Deuteronomy 15:11
For the poor shall never cease from the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thy hand wide to thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land.

Youngs Literal Translation: Deuteronomy 15:11
because the needy one doth not cease out of the land, therefore I am commanding thee, saying, Thou dost certainly open thy hand to thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy one, in thy land.

Verses Related to Deuteronomy 15-11

Deuteronomy 15:8
but you shall surely open your hand to him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need [in that] which he wants.

Proverbs 3:27
Don't withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in the power of your hand to do it.

Proverbs 22:2
The rich and the poor have this in common: Yahweh is the maker of them all.

Matthew 5:42
Give to him who asks you, and don't turn away him who desires to borrow from you.

Matthew 26:11
For you always have the poor with you; but you don't always have me.

Mark 14:7
For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you want to, you can do them good; but you will not always have me.

Luke 12:33
Sell that which you have, and give gifts to the needy. Make for yourselves purses which don't grow old, a treasure in the heavens that doesn't fail, where no thief approaches, neither moth destroys.

John 12:8
For you always have the poor with you, but you don't always have me."

Acts 2:45
They sold their possessions and goods, and distributed them to all, according as anyone had need.