Proverbs 21:26
Good News Translation
all they do is think about what they would like to have. The righteous, however, can give, and give generously.

Contemporary English Version
But people who obey God are always generous.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He longeth and desireth all the day: but he that is just, will give, and will not cease.

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He longeth and desireth all the day: but he that is just, will give, and will not cease.

coveteth

Acts 20:33-35 I have not coveted any man's silver, gold or apparel, as . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:5-9 For neither have we used at any time the speech of flattery, as you know: nor taken an occasion of covetousness (God is witness): . . .

the righteous

Psalm 37:26 He sheweth mercy, and lendeth all the day long; and his seed shall be in blessing.

Psalm 112:9 He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.

Luke 6:30-36 Give to every one that asketh thee: and of him that taketh away thy goods, ask them not again. . . .

Acts 20:35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring you ought to support the weak and to remember the word of the Lord Jesus, how he said: It is a more blessed thing to give, rather than to receive.

2 Corinthians 8:7-9 That as in all things you abound in faith and word and knowledge and all carefulness, moreover also in your charity towards us: so in this grace also you may abound. . . .

2 Corinthians 9:9-14 As it is written: He hath dispersed abroad, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever. . . .

Context
The King's Heart
25Desires kill the slothful: for his hands have refused to work at all. 26He longeth and desireth all the day: but he that is just, will give, and will not cease.27The sacrifices of the wicked are abominable, because they are offered of wickedness.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:42
Give to him that asketh of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not away.

Ephesians 4:28
He that stole, let him now steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have something to give to him that suffereth need.

2 Samuel 17:29
And honey, and butter, and sheep, and fat calves, and they gave to David and the people that were with him, to eat: for they suspected that the people were faint with hunger and thirst in the wilderness.

Psalm 37:26
He sheweth mercy, and lendeth all the day long; and his seed shall be in blessing.

Psalm 112:5
Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment:

Psalm 112:9
He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.

Additional Translations
All day long he covets more, but the righteous give without restraint.He covets greedily all the day long: but the righteous gives and spares not.

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

An ungodly man entertains evil desires all the day: but the righteous is unsparingly merciful and compassionate.

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

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

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

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

All the day desiring he hath desired, And the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.
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