Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who troubles his own house will inherit wind, And the foolish will be servant to the wisehearted.

King James Version

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Holman Bible

The one who brings ruin on his household
will inherit the wind,
and a fool will be a slave
to someone whose heart is wise.

International Standard Version

Whoever troubles his household will inherit the wind, and the fool will be a servant to the wise.

A Conservative Version

He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. And a foolish man shall be servant to a wise man of heart.

American Standard Version

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind; And the foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Amplified

He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind, and the foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Bible in Basic English

The troubler of his house will have the wind for his heritage, and the foolish will be servant to the wise-hearted.

Darby Translation

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit wind; and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that troubles his own house shall inherit the wind, and the fool shall be slave to the wise of heart.

Julia Smith Translation

He troubling his house shall inherit wind: and the foolish is servant to the wise of heart

King James 2000

He that troubles his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who brings trouble [to] his household, he will inherit wind, and a fool will serve the wise of heart.

Modern King James verseion

He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind; and the fool shall be servant to the wise in heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso maketh disquietness in his own house, he shall have wind for his heritage; and the fool shall be servant to the wise.

NET Bible

The one who troubles his family will inherit nothing, and the fool will be a servant to the wise person.

New Heart English Bible

He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. The foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.

The Emphasized Bible

He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the wind, but, a servant, shall the foolish be, to the wise in heart.

Webster

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.

World English Bible

He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. The foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is troubling his own house inheriteth wind, And a servant is the fool to the wise of heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עכר 
`akar 
Usage: 14

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

the wind
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

and the fool
אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

to the wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

28 He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf. 29 He who troubles his own house will inherit wind, And the foolish will be servant to the wisehearted. 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is wise wins souls.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 5:16

This also is a grievous evil--exactly as a man is born, thus will he die. So what is the advantage to him who toils for the wind?

Genesis 34:30

Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought trouble on me by making me odious among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and my men being few in number, they will gather together against me and attack me and I will be destroyed, I and my household."

Joshua 7:24-25

Then Joshua and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, the silver, the mantle, the bar of gold, his sons, his daughters, his oxen, his donkeys, his sheep, his tent and all that belonged to him; and they brought them up to the valley of Achor.

1 Samuel 25:3

(now the man's name was Nabal, and his wife's name was Abigail And the woman was intelligent and beautiful in appearance, but the man was harsh and evil in his dealings, and he was a Calebite),

1 Samuel 25:17

"Now therefore, know and consider what you should do, for evil is plotted against our master and against all his household; and he is such a worthless man that no one can speak to him."

1 Samuel 25:38

About ten days later, the LORD struck Nabal and he died.

Proverbs 14:19

The evil will bow down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Proverbs 15:27

He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.

Hosea 8:7

For they sow the wind And they reap the whirlwind The standing grain has no heads; It yields no grain. Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.

Habakkuk 2:9-10

"Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house To put his nest on high, To be delivered from the hand of calamity!

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