Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever loves wisdom causes his father to rejoice, but he that maintains harlots shall lose his inheritance.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 are in authority, the people rejoice, but when the wicked bear rule, the people mourn. 3 Whosoever loves wisdom causes his father to rejoice, but he that maintains harlots shall lose his inheritance. 4 The king by judgment establishes the land, but he that receives gifts shall overthrow it.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son is sadness unto his mother.

Luke 15:30

But as soon as this thy son was come who has devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed the fatted calf for him.

Proverbs 6:26

For by means of a whorish woman a man is reduced to a piece of bread, and the woman will hunt the precious soul of the man.

Proverbs 15:20

The wise son makes a glad father, but the foolish man despises his mother.

Proverbs 27:11

My son, be wise and make my heart glad that I may answer him that reproaches me.

Proverbs 28:7

Whosoever keeps the law is a wise son, but he that is a companion of gluttons shames his father.

Luke 15:13

And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together and took his journey into a far country and there wasted his estate with riotous living.

Proverbs 5:8-10

Remove thy way far from her, and do not come near the door of her house,

Proverbs 21:17

He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man; he that loves wine and oil shall not be rich.

Proverbs 21:20

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spends it up.

Proverbs 23:15

My son, if thy heart is wise, my heart shall also rejoice;

Proverbs 23:24-25

The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice, and he that begets a wise child shall have joy with him.

Proverbs 28:19

He that tills his land shall be filled with bread, but he that follows after vain persons shall be filled with poverty.

Luke 1:13-17

But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias, for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

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