New International Version
People curse the one who hoards grain, but they pray God's blessing on the one who is willing to sell.
King James Bible
He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.
Darby Bible Translation
He that withholdeth corn, the people curse him; but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.
World English Bible
People curse someone who withholds grain, but blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is withholding corn, the people execrate him, And a blessing is for the head of him who is selling.
Proverbs 11:26 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that withholdeth corn - Who refuses to sell because he hopes for a dearth, and then he can make his own price.
The people shall curse him - Yes, and God shall curse him also; and if he do not return and repent, he will get God's curse, and the curse of the poor, which will be a canker in his money during time, and in his soul throughout eternity.
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Whoever says to the guilty, "You are innocent," will be cursed by peoples and denounced by nations.
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