Ecclesiastes 11:1

English Standard Version

1 Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days. (De 15:10; Pr 19:17; Isa 32:20; Mt 10:42; Lu 14:14; 2Co 9:8; Ga 6:9; Heb 6:10)

New International Version

1 Ship your grain across the sea; after many days you may receive a return.

New International Reader’s Version

1 Sell your corn in the market overseas. After a while you might earn something from it.

King James Version

1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.