Or 'as covetousness,' from a verb signifying, along with the desire of having, an over-reaching to get.
'Blessing.' The sense is plain, though the word is unusual. I note it in view of verse 6. It is the spirit in which a man gives: as God gives, freely to bless, so ought we: and such as so give shall so reap from him.
Or 'not as grieving [to do it]:' contrast with 'cheerful.'