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Proverbs 20:14

14  “Bad, bad,” says the buyer,

but when he goes away, then he boasts.

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Proverbs 20:14 — The New International Version (NIV)

14 “It’s no good, it’s no good!” says the buyer—

then goes off and boasts about the purchase.

Proverbs 20:14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

14 It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer:

But when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.

Proverbs 20:14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

14 The buyer haggles over the price, saying, “It’s worthless,”

then brags about getting a bargain!

Proverbs 20:14 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

14 It is good for nothing,” cries the buyer;

But when he has gone his way, then he boasts.

Proverbs 20:14 — New Century Version (NCV)

14 Buyers say, “This is bad. It’s no good.”

Then they go away and brag about what they bought.

Proverbs 20:14 — American Standard Version (ASV)

14 It is bad, it is bad, saith the buyer;

But when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.

Proverbs 20:14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

14 Bad! bad! saith the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.

Proverbs 20:14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

14 “Bad! Bad!” says the buyer. 

Then, as he goes away, he brags ⸤about his bargain⸥. 

Proverbs 20:14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 “It’s worthless, it’s worthless!” the buyer says,

but after he is on his way, he gloats.

Proverbs 20:14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 “Bad, bad,” says the buyer,

then goes away and boasts.

Proverbs 20:14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

14 “Bad, bad,” the buyer will say,

but when one goes to him, then he will boast.

Proverbs 20:14 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

14 “It’s no good. It’s no good!” says a buyer.

Then off he goes and brags about what he bought.

Proverbs 20:14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

14 Bad, bad,” says the buyer,

But when he goes his way, then he boasts.