Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 2 Corinthians 9:7 in English Standard Version "Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." Ex 25:2 “Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man whose heart moves him you shall receive the contribution for me. De 15:10 You shall give to him freely, and your heart shall not be grudging when you give to him, because for this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in all that you undertake. 2Co 8:12 For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.