Psalm 37:26
New International Version
They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing.

New Living Translation
The godly always give generous loans to others, and their children are a blessing.

English Standard Version
He is ever lending generously, and his children become a blessing.

Berean Study Bible
They are ever generous and quick to lend, and their children are a blessing.

King James Bible
He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.

New King James Version
He is ever merciful, and lends; And his descendants are blessed.

New American Standard Bible
All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.

NASB 1995
All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.

NASB 1977
All day long he is gracious and lends; And his descendants are a blessing.

Amplified Bible
All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.

Christian Standard Bible
He is always generous, always lending, and his children are a blessing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is always generous, always lending, and his children are a blessing.

American Standard Version
All the day long he dealeth graciously, and lendeth; And his seed is blessed.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But all the day he shows mercy and lends and his seed is blessed.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He is merciful, and lends continually; and his seed shall be blessed.

Contemporary English Version
They gladly give and lend, and their children turn out good.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He sheweth mercy, and lendeth all the day long; and his seed shall be in blessing.

English Revised Version
All the day long he dealeth graciously, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.

Good News Translation
At all times they give freely and lend to others, and their children are a blessing.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He is always generous and lends freely. His descendants are a blessing.

International Standard Version
Every day he is generous, lending freely, and his descendants are blessed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
All the day long he dealeth graciously, and lendeth; And his seed is blessed.

Literal Standard Version
All the day he is gracious and lending, And his seed [is] for a blessing.

NET Bible
All day long he shows compassion and lends to others, and his children are blessed.

New Heart English Bible
All day long he deals graciously and lends, and his offspring are a blessing.

World English Bible
All day long he deals graciously, and lends. His seed is blessed.

Young's Literal Translation
All the day he is gracious and lending, And his seed is for a blessing.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
25I once was young and now am old, yet never have I seen the righteous abandoned or their children begging for bread. 26They are ever generous and quick to lend, and their children are a blessing. 27Turn away from evil and do good, so that you will abide forever.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 15:8
Instead, you are to open your hand to him and freely loan him whatever he needs.

Psalm 37:21
The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous are gracious and giving.

Psalm 112:4
Light dawns in the darkness for the upright--for the gracious, compassionate, and righteous.

Psalm 147:13
For He strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses the children within you.

Proverbs 20:7
The righteous man walks with integrity; blessed are his children after him.

Proverbs 21:26
All day long he covets more, but the righteous give without restraint.


Treasury of Scripture

He is ever merciful, and lends; and his seed is blessed.

ever [heb.

Psalm 37:21
The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.

Psalm 112:5,9
A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion…

Deuteronomy 15:8-10
But thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth…

his seed

Proverbs 20:7
The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

Jeremiah 32:39
And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:









Verse 26. - He is ever merciful, and lendeth (comp. ver. 21). This psalm contains a good deal of repetition, perhaps intended to emphasize certain portions of its teaching (see vers. 1, 7, 8; 3, 27; 11, 22, 29; 7, 34, etc.). And his seed is blessed (comp. Psalm 25:13; Psalm 102:28; Psalm 112:2).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They are
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

ever
הַ֭יּוֹם (hay·yō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

generous
חוֹנֵ֣ן (ḥō·w·nên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 2603: To bend, stoop in kindness to an inferior, to favor, bestow, to implore

and quick to lend,
וּמַלְוֶ֑ה (ū·mal·weh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3867: To twine, to unite, to remain, to borrow, to lend

and their children
וְ֝זַרְע֗וֹ (wə·zar·‘ōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2233: Seed, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity

are a blessing.
לִבְרָכָֽה׃ (liḇ·rā·ḵāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1293: Benediction, prosperity


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