New American Standard Bible
He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him.
King James Bible
He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
Darby Bible Translation
He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be reckoned a curse to him.
World English Bible
He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse by him.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is saluting his friend with a loud voice, In the morning rising early, A light thing it is reckoned to him.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The picture of the ostentatious flatterer going at daybreak to pour out blessings on his patron. For any good that he does, for any thanks he gets, he might as well utter curses.
LibraryThe Best Friend
A Sermon (No. 2627) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 18th, 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Thursday evening, February 23rd, 1882. "Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not."--Proverbs 27:10. True friends are very scarce. We have a great many acquaintances and sometimes we call them friends, and so misuse the noble word "friendship." Peradventure in some after-day of adversity when these so-called friends have looked out for their …
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