Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

Darby Translation

He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth 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 Lazy hands bring poverty, but hard-working hands lead to wealth. 5 Whoever harvests during summer acts wisely, but the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful. 6 Blessings come upon the head of the righteous, but the words of the wicked conceal violence.


Cross References

Proverbs 6:8

but prepares its provisions in the summer and gathers its food in the harvest.

Proverbs 17:2

A prudent servant will rule in place of a disgraceful son and will share in the inheritance among brothers.

Proverbs 19:26

Whoever mistreats his father and alienates his mother is a son who brings both shame and disrespect.

Proverbs 6:6

Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise.

Proverbs 12:4

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, but a wife who puts him to shame is like bone cancer.

Proverbs 30:25

Ants aren't a strong species, yet they prepare their food in the summer.

Isaiah 55:6-7

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.

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