Proverbs 20:20 He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness.

King James Version

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

Holman Bible

Whoever curses his father or mother- his lamp will go out in deep darkness.

International Standard Version

Whoever curses his father or mother, his lamp will be extinguished in the deepest darkness.

A Conservative Version

He who curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

American Standard Version

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, His lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

Amplified

Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in complete darkness.

Bible in Basic English

If anyone puts a curse on his father or his mother, his light will be put out in the blackest night.

Darby Translation

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever curses his father or his mother, his fire shall be put out in obscure darkness.

Julia Smith Translation

He cursing his father and his mother, his lamp shall go out in the midst of darkness.

King James 2000

Whosoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in utter darkness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who curses his father and his mother, his lamp will be extinguished {in the midst of darkness}.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in deep darkness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso curseth his father and mother, his light shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

NET Bible

The one who curses his father and his mother, his lamp will be extinguished in the blackest darkness.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

Whoso revileth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in deep darkness.

Webster

Whoever curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

World English Bible

Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is vilifying his father and his mother, Extinguished is his lamp in blackness of darkness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

דּעך 
Da`ak 
Usage: 9

אישׁון 
'iyshown 
Usage: 5

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

19 He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip. 20 He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness. 21 An inheritance gained hurriedly at the beginning Will not be blessed in the end.



Cross References

Exodus 21:17

"He who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.

Proverbs 30:11

There is a kind of man who curses his father And does not bless his mother.

Leviticus 20:9

'If there is anyone who curses his father or his mother, he shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father or his mother, his bloodguiltiness is upon him.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Proverbs 24:20

For there will be no future for the evil man; The lamp of the wicked will be put out.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocks a father And scorns a mother, The ravens of the valley will pick it out, And the young eagles will eat it.

Matthew 15:4

"For God said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER,' and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH.'

Exodus 20:12

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 27:16

'Cursed is he who dishonors his father or mother.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Job 18:5-6

"Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out, And the flame of his fire gives no light.

Job 18:18

"He is driven from light into darkness, And chased from the inhabited world.

Matthew 22:13

"Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'

Matthew 25:8

"The foolish said to the prudent, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

Mark 7:10-13

"For Moses said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND YOUR MOTHER'; and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER, IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH';

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.



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