New Living Translation
The buyer haggles over the price, saying, "It's worthless," then brags about getting a bargain!
King James Bible
It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
Darby Bible Translation
Bad! bad! saith the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
World English Bible
"It's no good, it's no good," says the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasts.
Young's Literal Translation
'Bad, bad,' saith the buyer, And going his way then he boasteth himself.
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LibraryPloughing in Canaan.
In Scripture frequent mention is made of the husbandman and his work. Ploughing the land, sowing the seed, reaping the harvest, and winnowing the grain are often referred to. Our picture shows an Eastern husbandman ploughing. How different it is to ploughing in our own land! There is no coulter; and instead of the broad steel plough-share we see a pointed piece of wood. And the long handles with which our labourers guide their ploughs--where are they? The strong horses, too, harnessed one behind …
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Yes, the time has come; the day is here! Buyers should not rejoice over bargains, nor sellers grieve over losses, for all of them will fall under my terrible anger.
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