Parallel Verses

Amplified

Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker, and he who is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent or go unpunished.

New American Standard Bible

He who mocks the poor taunts his Maker; He who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.

King James Version

Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

Holman Bible

The one who mocks the poor insults his Maker,
and one who rejoices over calamity
will not go unpunished.

International Standard Version

Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their maker, and whoever is happy about disaster will not go unpunished.

A Conservative Version

He who mocks a poor man reproaches his maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

American Standard Version

Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker; And he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

Bible in Basic English

Whoever makes sport of the poor puts shame on his Maker; and he who is glad because of trouble will not go free from punishment.

Darby Translation

Whoso mocketh a poor man reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker, and he that is glad regarding the calamity of someone else shall not go unpunished.

Julia Smith Translation

He mocking to the poor one reproached him making him: and he rejoicing at misfortune shall not be unpunished.

King James 2000

Whosoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker: and he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who mocks the poor insults him who made him; he who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever scorns the poor reviles his Maker; he who is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso laugheth the poor to scorn, blasphemeth his maker; and he that is glad of another man's hurt, shall not be unpunished.

NET Bible

The one who mocks the poor insults his Creator; whoever rejoices over disaster will not go unpunished.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

The Emphasized Bible

He that mocketh the poor, hath reproached his Maker, He that maketh merry at distress, shall not be held innocent.

Webster

He that mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker; and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

World English Bible

Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is mocking at the poor Hath reproached his Maker, Whoso is rejoicing at calamity is not acquitted.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לעג 
La`ag 
Usage: 18

the poor
רוּשׁ 
Ruwsh 
Usage: 24

and he that is glad
שׂמח 
Sameach 
Usage: 20

איד 
'eyd 
Usage: 24

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4 An evildoer gives heed to wicked lips; and a liar listens to a mischievous tongue. 5 Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker, and he who is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent or go unpunished. 6 Children's children are the crown of old men, and the glory of children is their fathers.



Cross References

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me or lifted myself up [in malicious triumph] when evil overtook him -- "

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor reproaches, mocks, and insults his Maker, but he who is kind and merciful to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 16:5

Everyone proud and arrogant in heart is disgusting, hateful, and exceedingly offensive to the Lord; be assured [I pledge it] they will not go unpunished.

Psalm 69:9

For zeal for Your house has eaten me up, and the reproaches and insults of those who reproach and insult You have fallen upon me.

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins [against God, his fellowman, and himself], but happy (blessed and fortunate) is he who is kind and merciful to the poor.

Proverbs 24:17-18

Rejoice not when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles or is overthrown,

Jeremiah 17:16

But as for me, I have not sought to escape from being a shepherd after You, nor have I desired the woeful day [of judgment]; You know that. Whatever I said was spoken in Your presence and was from You.

Obadiah 1:11-13

On the day that you stood aloof [from your brother Jacob] -- "on the day that strangers took captive his forces and carried off his wealth, and foreigners entered into his gates and cast lots for Jerusalem -- "you were even as one of them.

Obadiah 1:16

For as you [Edom] have drunk upon the mountain of My holiness [desecrating it in the wild revelry of the destroyers], so shall all the nations drink continually [in turn, of My wrath]; yes, they shall drink, talk foolishly, and swallow down [the full measure of punishment] and they shall be [destroyed] as though they had not been.

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with those who rejoice [sharing others' joy], and weep with those who weep [sharing others' grief].

1 John 3:17

But if anyone has this world's goods (resources for sustaining life) and sees his brother and fellow believer in need, yet closes his heart of compassion against him, how can the love of God live and remain in him?

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