When, therefore, thou art doing alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as do the assumers of faces in the assemblies and streets, so that they may be praised from men; and, Amen I say to you, they receive their reward.
To every one who asketh of you give; and from him who taketh of yours demand not (again).
The diseased heal, the lepers cleanse, the dead raise, and the demons cast forth. Freely you have received, freely give.
And if all I have I make to feed the poor, and I deliver my body to burn, and love be not in me, I profit nothing.
For it is in the power of Aloha to increase in you every good, that you may always have every thing sufficient, and that you may abound in every good work.
Every man as he hath in his mind: not as of vexation or as of constraint; for a cheerful giver the Lord loveth.
that in every thing you may be enriched in all simplicity, which worketh out through us, thanksgiving to Aloha.
give, and it shall be given to you; in good measure, compressed, redundant, shall they pour into your bosoms. For in that measure you mete, it shall be measured to you.
For if there be the will, according to what one hath, so is (he) accepted, and not according to what he hath not.
But thou, when thou art doing thy alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth,
that thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father, who seeth in secret, shall recompense thee in openness.
But may He who giveth seed to the sower and bread for food, himself give and multiply your seed, and increase the fruits of your righteousness,
Jeshu saith to him, If thou wilt become perfect, go, sell thy possession and give to the poor, and there shall be for thee a treasure in heaven: and come after me.