Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 [of life] will be extinguished in time of 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.

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.

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
or his mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

דּעך 
Da`ak 
Usage: 9

in obscure
אישׁון 
'iyshown 
Usage: 5

References

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

19 He reveals a secret, he who walks [about with] gossip, and do not associate with a babbler's lips. 20 He who curses his father and his mother, his lamp will be extinguished {in the midst of darkness}. 21 An inheritance acquired [hastily] {at the beginning} will not be blessed at its end.



Cross References

Exodus 21:17

" 'And one who curses his father or his mother will surely be put to death.

Proverbs 30:11

[There is] a generation [that] will curse its father, and its mother it will not bless.

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 and his mother--his blood [is] upon him.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous will rejoice, but the lamp of the wicked will die out.

Proverbs 24:20

For there will not be a future for the evil; the lamp of the wicked will die out.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye [that] mocks a father and scorns the obedience of a mother-- the ravens of the valley will peck it out, and the offspring of vultures will eat it.

Matthew 15:4

For God said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and 'The one who speaks evil of father or mother {must certainly die}.'

Exodus 20:12

"Honor your father and your mother, so that your days can be long on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving you.

Deuteronomy 27:16

'Cursed be the one who dishonors his father or his mother.' And all of the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Job 18:5-6

Furthermore, the light of [the] wicked is put out, and the flame of his fire will not shine.

Job 18:18

"They thrust him from light into darkness, and they drive him out from [the] world.

Matthew 22:13

Then the king said to the servants, 'Tie him up {hand and foot} [and] throw him into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth!'

Matthew 25:8

And the foolish ones said to the wise ones, 'Give us [some] of your olive oil, because our lamps are going out!'

Mark 7:10-13

For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'The one who speaks evil of father or mother {must certainly die}.'

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea foaming up their own shameful deeds, wandering stars, for whom the deep gloom of darkness has been reserved for eternity.

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