Parallel Verses

World English Bible

There are those who covet greedily all day long; but the righteous give and don't withhold.

New American Standard Bible

All day long he is craving,
While the righteous gives and does not hold back.

King James Version

He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

Holman Bible

He is filled with craving all day long,
but the righteous give and don’t hold back.

International Standard Version

All day long he continues to crave, while the righteous person gives without holding back.

A Conservative Version

There is he who covets greedily all the day long, but the righteous gives and does not withhold.

American Standard Version

There is that coveteth greedily all the day long; But the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.

Amplified


He craves all the day long [and does no work],
But the righteous [willingly] gives and does not withhold [what he has].

Bible in Basic English

All the day the sinner goes after his desire: but the upright man gives freely, keeping nothing back.

Darby Translation

He coveteth greedily all the day long; but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

Julia Smith Translation

He longed a longing all the day: and the just one shall give and not keep back.

King James 2000

He covets greedily all the day long: but the righteous gives and spares not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{All day} he craves a craving, but the righteous will give and not hold back.

Modern King James verseion

He covets greedily all the day long; but the righteous gives and spares not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He coveteth and desireth all the day long; but the righteous is always giving and keepeth nothing back.

NET Bible

All day long he craves greedily, but the righteous gives and does not hold back.

New Heart English Bible

There are those who covet greedily all day long; but the righteous give and do not withhold.

The Emphasized Bible

All the day, he greatly craveth, whereas, the righteous, giveth, and doth not spare.

Webster

He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

Youngs Literal Translation

All the day desiring he hath desired, And the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

all the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

long but the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

25 The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor. 26 There are those who covet greedily all day long; but the righteous give and don't withhold. 27 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: how much more, when he brings it with a wicked mind!



Cross References

Psalm 37:26

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

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted with honor.

Matthew 5:42

Give to him who asks you, and don't turn away him who desires to borrow from you.

Luke 6:30-36

Give to everyone who asks you, and don't ask him who takes away your goods to give them back again.

Acts 20:33-35

I coveted no one's silver, or gold, or clothing.

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge, all earnestness, and in your love to us, see that you also abound in this grace.

2 Corinthians 9:9-14

As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor. His righteousness remains forever."

Ephesians 4:28

Let him who stole steal no more; but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing that is good, that he may have something to give to him who has need.

1 Thessalonians 2:5-9

For neither were we at any time found using words of flattery, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness (God is witness),

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