Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.
"Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.
Give to those who ask, and don’t turn away from those who want to borrow.
No more tit-for-tat stuff. Live generously.
Give to him who comes with a request, and keep not your property from him who would for a time make use of it.
Give to everyone who begs from you, and do not refuse anyone who wants to borrow from you.
"Give to him who asks you, and from him who wants to borrow from you do not turn away.
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1 sn Jesus advocates a generosity and a desire to meet those in dire need with the command give to the one who asks you. This may allude to begging; giving alms was viewed highly in the ancient world (Matt 6:1-4; Deut 15:7-11).
2 tn Grk “do not turn away from.”