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Proverbs 21:26

    Proverbs 21:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He covets greedily all the day long: but the righteous gives and spares not.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    There is that coveteth greedily all the day long; But the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    All the day the sinner goes after his desire: but the upright man gives freely, keeping nothing back.

    Webster's Revision

    There is that coveteth greedily all the day long; But the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.

    World English Bible

    There are those who covet greedily all day long; but the righteous give and don't withhold.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    There is that coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 21:26

    All the day long - Better, every day. The wish of the slothful man passes into restless, covetous, dissatisfied desire; the righteous, free from that desire, gives without grudging.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 21:26

    2 Corinthians 9:10 - Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;)
    John 3:16 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
    Proverbs 28:27 - He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.