Proverbs 11:26
Modern Translations
New International Version
People curse the one who hoards grain, but they pray God's blessing on the one who is willing to sell.

New Living Translation
People curse those who hoard their grain, but they bless the one who sells in time of need.

English Standard Version
The people curse him who holds back grain, but a blessing is on the head of him who sells it.

Berean Study Bible
The people will curse the hoarder of grain, but blessing will crown the one who sells it.

New American Standard Bible
One who withholds grain, the people will curse him, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

NASB 1995
He who withholds grain, the people will curse him, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

NASB 1977
He who withholds grain, the people will curse him, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

Amplified Bible
The people curse him who holds back grain [when the public needs it], But a blessing [from God and man] is upon the head of him who sells it.

Christian Standard Bible
People will curse anyone who hoards grain, but a blessing will come to the one who sells it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
People will curse anyone who hoards grain, but a blessing will come to the one who sells it.

Contemporary English Version
Charge too much for grain, and you will be cursed; sell it at a fair price, and you will be praised.

Good News Translation
People curse someone who hoards grain, waiting for a higher price, but they praise the one who puts it up for sale.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
People will curse the one who hoards grain, but a blessing will be upon the head of the one who sells it.

International Standard Version
People will curse whoever withholds grain, but blessing will come to whoever is selling.

NET Bible
People will curse the one who withholds grain, but they will praise the one who sells it.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

New King James Version
The people will curse him who withholds grain, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

King James 2000 Bible
He that withholds grain, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that sells it.

New Heart English Bible
People curse someone who withholds grain, but blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

World English Bible
People curse someone who withholds grain, but blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

American King James Version
He that withholds corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be on the head of him that sells it.

American Standard Version
He that withholdeth grain, the people shall curse him; But blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

A Faithful Version
He who withholds grain, the people shall curse him; but blessing shall be upon the head of him who sells it.

Darby Bible Translation
He that withholdeth corn, the people curse him; but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

English Revised Version
He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
He that withdraweth the corne, the people will curse him: but blessing shalbe vpon the head of him that selleth corne.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Who so hoordeth vp his corne, shalbe cursed among the people: but blessyng shall lyght vpon his head that geueth foode.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Who so hoordeth vp his corne, shalbe cursed amonge the people: but blessynge shal light vpon his heade that selleth it.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Whoever is withholding grain, the people execrate him, "" And a blessing [is] for the head of him who is selling.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is withholding corn, the people execrate him, And a blessing is for the head of him who is selling.

Smith's Literal Translation
He withholding grain, the people shall curse him: and blessing upon the head of him selling.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He that hideth up corn, shall be cursed among the people: but a blessing upon the head of them that sell.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Whoever hides away grain shall be cursed among the people. But a blessing is upon the head of those who sell it.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
He that withholds produce in affliction they will send away to his enemies, and blessing will be upon the head of him that sells.

Lamsa Bible
He who holds back grain in the day of distress shall fall into the hands of his enemies; but a blessing shall be upon the head of him who sells it.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him; But blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
May he that hoards corn leave it to the nation: but blessing be on the head of him that gives it.








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