Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

New American Standard Bible

He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.

King James Version

He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

Holman Bible

The son who gathers during summer is prudent; the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful.

International Standard Version

Whoever harvests during summer acts wisely, but the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful.

A Conservative Version

He who gathers in summer is a wise son. He who sleeps in harvest is a son who causes shame.

American Standard Version

He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; But he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

Amplified

He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who causes shame.

Bible in Basic English

He who in summer gets together his store is a son who does wisely; but he who takes his rest when the grain is being cut is a son causing shame.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that gathers in summer is a wise son, but he that sleeps in harvest is a son that causes shame.

Julia Smith Translation

He gathering in summer, is a prudent son: he lying in deep sleep in harvest, a son causing shame.

King James 2000

He that gathers in summer is a wise son: but he that sleeps in harvest is a son that causes shame.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who gathers in the summer [is] a child who is prudent; he who sleeps at the harvest [is] a child who brings shame.

Modern King James verseion

He who gathers in summer is a wise son; but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who causes shame.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso gathereth in summer is wise; but he that is sluggish in harvest, bringeth himself to confusion.

NET Bible

The one who gathers crops in the summer is a wise son, but the one who sleeps during the harvest is a son who brings shame to himself.

New Heart English Bible

He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.

The Emphasized Bible

He that gathereth in summer, is a prudent son, he that sleepeth long in harvest, is a son causing shame.

Webster

He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

World English Bible

He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is gathering in summer is a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest is a son causing shame.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אגר 
'agar 
Usage: 3

in summer
קיץ 
Qayits 
Usage: 20

is a wise
שׂכל 
Sakal 
Usage: 63

but he that sleepeth
רדם 
Radam 
Usage: 7

in harvest
קציר 
Qatsiyr 
Usage: 54

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4 He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. 5 He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame. 6 Blessings are upon the head of a righteous man; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.


Cross References

Proverbs 6:8

provideth her bread in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 17:2

A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.

Proverbs 19:26

He that ruineth his father and chaseth away his mother is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach.

Proverbs 6:6

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise:

Proverbs 12:4

A woman of worth is a crown to her husband; but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 30:25

The ants, a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.

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