Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified


Whoever mocks the poor taunts his Maker,
And he who rejoices at [another’s] disaster will not go unpunished.

Darby Translation

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

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 A wrongdoer gives attention to evil lips, and a man of deceit gives ear to a damaging tongue. 5 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. 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 was glad at the trouble of my hater, and gave cries of joy when evil overtook him;

Proverbs 14:31

He who is hard on the poor puts shame on his Maker; but he who has mercy on those who are in need gives him honour.

Proverbs 16:5

Everyone who has pride in his heart is disgusting to the Lord: he will certainly not go free from punishment.

Psalm 69:9

I am on fire with passion for your house; and the hard things which are said about you have come on me.

Proverbs 14:21

He who has no respect for his neighbour is a sinner, but he who has pity for the poor is happy.

Proverbs 24:17-18

Do not be glad at the fall of your hater, and let not your heart have joy at his downfall:

Jeremiah 17:16

As for me, I have not said; Let the day of trouble come to them quickly; and I have not been hoping for the death-giving day; you have knowledge of what came from my lips; it was open before you.

Obadiah 1:11-13

Because you were there watching when men from other lands took away his goods, and strange men came into his doors, and put the fate of Jerusalem to the decision of chance; you were like one of them.

Obadiah 1:16

For as you have been drinking on my holy mountain, so will all the nations go on drinking without end; they will go on drinking and the wine will go down their throats, and they will be as if they had never been.

Romans 12:15

Take part in the joy of those who are glad, and in the grief of those who are sorrowing.

1 John 3:17

But if a man has this world's goods, and sees that his brother is in need, and keeps his heart shut against his brother, how is it possible for the love of God to be in him?

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