Proverbs 27:26

“The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The lambes are for thy clothing, and the goates are the price of thy field.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The lambs {will be} for your clothing, And the goats {will bring} the price of a field,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The lambs are for thy clothing, And the goats are the price of the field;
- American Standard Version (1901)

The lambs are for your clothing, and the he-goats make the value of a field:
- Basic English Bible

The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of a field;
- Darby Bible

The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field.
- Webster's Bible

The lambs are for your clothing, and the goats are the price of a field.
- World English Bible

Lambs [are] for thy clothing, And the price of the field [are] he-goats,
- Youngs Literal Bible

The lambs will be for thy clothing, and the goats the price for a field.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:26


27:26 The price - By the sale whereof thou mayest either pay the rent of the field which thou hirest, or purchase fields or lands. Goats might better be spared and sold than sheep, which brought a more constant profit to the owner.


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