Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

A grief to his father [is] the child of a fool, and bitterness to her who bore him.

New American Standard Bible

A foolish son is a grief to his father And bitterness to her who bore him.

King James Version

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

Holman Bible

A foolish son is grief to his father and bitterness to the one who bore him.

International Standard Version

A foolish son brings grief to his father and bitterness to his mother.

A Conservative Version

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.

American Standard Version

A foolish son is a grief to his father, And bitterness to her that bare him.

Amplified

A self-confident and foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him.

Bible in Basic English

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitter pain to her who gave him birth.

Darby Translation

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her that bore him.

Julia Smith Translation

A foolish son a grief to his father, and bitterness to her bringing him forth.

King James 2000

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.

Modern King James verseion

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

An indiscreet son is a grief unto his father; and a heaviness unto his mother that bare him.

NET Bible

A foolish child is a grief to his father, and bitterness to the mother who bore him.

New Heart English Bible

A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.

The Emphasized Bible

A vexation to his father, is the son that is a dullard, and a bitterness, to her that bare him.

Webster

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.

World English Bible

A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.

Youngs Literal Translation

A provocation to his father is a foolish son, And bitterness to her that bare him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

is a grief
כּעשׂ כּעס 
Ka`ac 
Usage: 25

ממר 
memer 
Usage: 1

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

References

Smith

Context Readings

How Fools Live

24 He who understands sets [his] face [toward] wisdom, but the eyes of a fool, to the end of the earth. 25 A grief to his father [is] the child of a fool, and bitterness to her who bore him. 26 Also, imposing a fine on the righteous is not good, [nor] to flog nobles for uprightness.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon: A wise child makes a father glad, but a foolish child grieves his mother.

Proverbs 19:13

A foolish child is a ruin to his father, and the quarreling of a woman is a continuous dripping.

2 Samuel 13:1-22

It happened afterwards that Absalom the son of David had a beautiful sister whose name [was] Tamar, and Amnon the son of David fell in love with her.

Proverbs 15:20

A child of wisdom will make a father glad, but a {foolish person}, he despises his mother.

Ecclesiastes 2:18-19

So I hated all my toil with which I have toiled under the sun, for I must leave it behind to someone who will be after me.

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