Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

New American Standard Bible

A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

A wise servant will rule over a disgraceful son and share an inheritance among brothers.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

A servant who deals wisely shall have rule over a son who causes shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brothers.

American Standard Version

A servant that dealeth wisely shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, And shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.

Amplified

A wise servant shall have rule over a son who causes shame, and shall share in the inheritance among the brothers.

Bible in Basic English

A servant who does wisely will have rule over a son causing shame, and will have his part in the heritage among brothers.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A prudent slave shall have rule over a son that causes shame and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.

Julia Smith Translation

An understanding servant shall rule a son causing shame, and shall divide the inheritance in the midst of the brethren.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A slave who deals wisely will rule over a child who acts shamefully, and in the midst of brothers he will share his inheritance.

Modern King James verseion

A wise servant shall have rule over a son who causes shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brothers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A discreet servant shall have more rule than the sons that have no wisdom, and shall have like heritage with the brethren.

NET Bible

A servant who acts wisely will rule over an heir who behaves shamefully, and will share the inheritance along with the relatives.

New Heart English Bible

A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who causes shame, and shall have a part in the inheritance among the brothers.

The Emphasized Bible

A prudent servant, shall rule over a son who causeth shame, and, in the midst of brothers, shall he share the inheritance.

Webster

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

World English Bible

A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who causes shame, and shall have a part in the inheritance among the brothers.

Youngs Literal Translation

A wise servant ruleth over a son causing shame, And in the midst of brethren He apportioneth an inheritance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A wise
שׂכל 
Sakal 
Usage: 63

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

over a son

Usage: 0

בּוּשׁ 
Buwsh 
Usage: 119

חלק 
Chalaq 
Usage: 65

of the inheritance
נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 Better is a dry morsel, with quietness, than a house full of sacrifices with strife. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causes shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. 3 The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD tries the hearts.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:5

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

Proverbs 19:26

He that mistreats his father, and chases away his mother, is a son that causes shame, and brings reproach.

Ecclesiastes 4:13

Better is a poor and wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no longer be admonished.

Genesis 24:4-67

But you shall go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.

Proverbs 11:29

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

Proverbs 14:35

The king's favor is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causes shame.

Proverbs 29:15

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.



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