New Living Translation
Some people are always greedy for more, but the godly love to give!
King James Bible
He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
Darby Bible Translation
He coveteth greedily all the day long; but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
World English Bible
There are those who covet greedily all day long; but the righteous give and don't withhold.
Young's Literal Translation
All the day desiring he hath desired, And the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.
Proverbs 21:26 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:26 Coveteth - Spends his whole time in vain and lazy desires. Giveth - By God's blessing upon his industry he procures enough, not only for his own support, but for the relief of others.
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