Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; but he that is a companion of harlots destroyeth his substance.

New American Standard Bible

A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad, But he who keeps company with harlots wastes his wealth.

King James Version

Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

Holman Bible

A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,
but one who consorts with prostitutes destroys his wealth.

International Standard Version

The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but anyone who consorts with immoral women squanders his wealth.

A Conservative Version

He who loves wisdom delights his father, but he who keeps company with harlots wastes [his] substance.

American Standard Version

Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; But he that keepeth company with harlots wasteth his'substance.

Amplified

Whoever loves skillful and godly Wisdom rejoices his father, but he who associates with harlots wastes his substance.

Bible in Basic English

A man who is a lover of wisdom is a joy to his father: but he who goes in the company of loose women is a waster of wealth.

Julia Smith Translation

A man loving wisdom will gladden his father: and he feeding harlots shall destroy riches.

King James 2000

Whosoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots wastes his substance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A man who loves wisdom will make his parents glad, but the friend of prostitutes will squander his wealth.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever loves wisdom rejoices his father; but a companion of harlots wastes wealth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso loveth wisdom, maketh his father a glad man; but he that keepeth harlots, spendeth away that he hath.

NET Bible

The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but whoever associates with prostitutes wastes his wealth.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

The Emphasized Bible

A man who loveth wisdom, gladdeneth his father, but, a companion of harlots, destroyeth wealth.

Webster

He that loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

World English Bible

Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man loving wisdom rejoiceth his father, And a friend of harlots destroyeth wealth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

with harlots
זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

References

American

Context Readings

All About Life

2 When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. 3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; but he that is a companion of harlots destroyeth his substance. 4 A king by just judgment establisheth the land; but he that taketh gifts overthroweth it.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.

Luke 15:30

but when this thy son, who has devoured thy substance with harlots, is come, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

Proverbs 6:26

for by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a loaf of bread, and another's wife doth hunt for the precious soul.

Proverbs 15:20

A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish man despiseth his mother.

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, that I may have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me.

Proverbs 28:7

Whoso observeth the law is a son that hath understanding; but he that is a companion of profligates bringeth shame to his father.

Luke 15:13

And after not many days the younger son gathering all together went away into a country a long way off, and there dissipated his property, living in debauchery.

Proverbs 5:8-10

Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house:

Proverbs 21:17

He that loveth mirth shall be a poor man; he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Proverbs 21:20

There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise man; but a foolish man swalloweth it up.

Proverbs 23:15

My son, if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine;

Proverbs 23:24-25

The father of a righteous man shall greatly rejoice, and he that begetteth a wise son shall have joy of him:

Proverbs 28:19

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless shall have poverty enough.

Luke 1:13-17

But the angel said to him, Fear not, Zacharias, because thy supplication has been heard, and thy wife Elizabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

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