Proverbs 26:2


“As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.”
King James Version (KJV)

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Other Translations of Proverbs 26:2

As the bird by wandring, as the swallow by flying: so the curse causelesse shall not come.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Proverbs chapter 26

Like a sparrow in {its} flitting, like a swallow in {its} flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As the sparrow in her wandering, as the swallow in her flying, So the curse that is causeless alighteth not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As the sparrow in her wandering and the swallow in her flight, so the curse does not come without a cause.
- Basic English Bible

As the sparrow for flitting about, as the swallow for flying, so a curse undeserved shall not come.
- Darby Bible

As a bird flying to other places, and a sparrow going here or there: so a curse uttered without cause shall come upon a man.
- Douay Rheims Bible

As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.
- Webster's Bible

Like a fluttering sparrow, like a darting swallow, so the undeserved curse doesn't come to rest.
- World English Bible

As a bird by wandering, as a swallow by flying, So reviling without cause doth not come.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As the wandering sparrow, as the flying swallow, so the curse that is causeless shall come home.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible


Stephen \'Tunde Falegan's comment on 2015-07-02 15:35:52:

Any curse malicious shall be rendered impotent and futile because it is invalidated by the innocence causeless of the intended "victim "


Bro Mer's comment on 2015-01-14 12:53:30:

Although we are free from curse to manifest by our action.


kola johnson's comment on 2014-10-03 23:26:04:

1.It teaches curse can 't hold without a reason.


Sarah's comment on 2014-02-26 09:49:26:

is there a proverb that says that a bird never lands


OLUGBODI EMMANUEL TAIWO's comment on 2013-10-08 09:31:04:

1. it teaches against unnecessary anger
2. faithfulness
3. There are people one can not curse
4. Curse wandering about until it lands on someone or something due to


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