King James Version
As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.
Darby Bible Translation
As the sparrow for flitting about, as the swallow for flying, so a curse undeserved shall not come.
World English Bible
Like a fluttering sparrow, like a darting swallow, so the undeserved curse doesn't come to rest.
Young's Literal Translation
As a bird by wandering, as a swallow by flying, So reviling without cause doth not come.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.Proverbs 26:2 Parallel Commentaries
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We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly, …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
How shall I curse, whom God hath not cursed? or how shall I defy, whom the LORD hath not defied?
Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.
2 Samuel 16:12
It may be that the LORD will look on mine affliction, and that the LORD will requite me good for his cursing this day.
As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest, so the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.
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