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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:26 With - holdeth corn - In a time of scarcity. Selleth - Upon reasonable terms.
LibraryA 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.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
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.
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.
I helped those without hope, and they blessed me. And I caused the widows' hearts to sing for joy.
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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