Proverbs 21:26

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee coueteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giueth and spareth not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All day long he is craving, While the righteous gives and does not hold back.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There is that coveteth greedily all the day long; But the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

He coveteth greedily all the day long; but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
- Darby Bible

He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
- Webster's Bible

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

All the day desiring he hath desired, And the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

There is that coveteth greedily all the day long; but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 21:26


21:26 Coveteth - Spends his whole time in vain and lazy desires. Giveth - By God's blessing upon his industry he procures enough, not only for his own support, but for the relief of others.


Discussion for Proverbs 21:26

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