Proverbs 11:26
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New Living Translation
People curse those who hoard their grain, but they bless the one who sells in time of need.

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
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

11:26 With - holdeth corn - In a time of scarcity. Selleth - Upon reasonable terms.

Proverbs 11:26 Parallel Commentaries

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A Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion

How to Preach the Gospel.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. ONE of the last remarks in my last lecture, was this, that the text ascribes conversion to men. Winning souls is converting men. This evening I design to show, I. That several passages of Scripture ascribe conversion to men. II. That this is consistent with other passages which ascribe conversion to God. III. I purpose to discuss several further particulars which are deemed important, in regard to the preaching of the Gospel, and which show
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion

The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS MAN'S DESIRES. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR As the tree is known by its fruit, so is the state of a man's heart known by his desires. The desires of the righteous are the touchstone or standard of Christian sincerity--the evidence of the new birth--the spiritual barometer of faith and grace--and the springs of obedience. Christ and him crucified is the ground of all our hopes--the foundation upon which all our desires after God and holiness are built--and the root
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
(Admonition 26.) Differently to be admonished are those who, though able to preach worthily, are afraid by reason of excessive humility, and those whom imperfection or age forbids to preach, and yet precipitancy impells. For those who, though able to preach with profit, still shrink back through excessive humility are to be admonished to gather from consideration of a lesser matter how faulty they are in a greater one. For, if they were to hide from their indigent neighbours money which they possessed
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Genesis 42:6
Since Joseph was governor of all Egypt and in charge of selling grain to all the people, it was to him that his brothers came. When they arrived, they bowed before him with their faces to the ground.

Job 29:13
I helped those without hope, and they blessed me. And I caused the widows' hearts to sing for joy.

Proverbs 24:24
A judge who says to the wicked, "You are innocent," will be cursed by many people and denounced by the nations.

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