Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The eye that mocketh at a father, and despiseth to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

Holman Bible

As for the eye that ridicules a father
and despises obedience to a mother,
may ravens of the valley pluck it out
and young vultures eat it.

International Standard Version

The eye that mocks a father and looks with a disobedient attitude at a mother the valley ravens will pluck it out; and vultures will eat it.

A Conservative Version

The eye that mocks at his father, and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

American Standard Version

The eye that mocketh at his father, And despiseth to obey his mother, The ravens of the valley shall pick it out, And the young eagles shall eat it.

Amplified

The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley will pick it out, and the young vultures will devour it.

Bible in Basic English

The eye which makes sport of a father, and sees no value in a mother when she is old will be rooted out by the ravens of the valley, and be food for the young eagles.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The eye that mocks at his father, and despises the teaching of his mother, the ravens shall pluck it out of the river, and the young eagles shall eat it.

Julia Smith Translation

The eye shall mock to his father, and despise to obey the mother, the ravens of the valley shall bore it out and the sons of the eagle shall eat it

King James 2000

The eye that mocks at his father, and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young vultures shall eat it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

The eye that mocks at his father and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso laugheth his father to scorn, and setteth his mother's commandment at naught; the ravens pick out his eyes in the valley, and devoured be he of the young Eagles.

NET Bible

The eye that mocks at a father and despises obeying a mother -- the ravens of the valley will peck it out and the young vultures will eat it.

New Heart English Bible

"The eye that mocks at his father, and scorns obedience to his mother: the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, the young eagles shall eat it.

The Emphasized Bible

The eye that mocketh a father, and despiseth to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young of the eagle shall eat it.

Webster

The eye that mocketh at its father, and despiseth to obey its mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

World English Bible

"The eye that mocks at his father, and scorns obedience to his mother: the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, the young eagles shall eat it.

Youngs Literal Translation

An eye that mocketh at a father, And despiseth to obey a mother, Dig it out do ravens of the valley, And eat it do young eagles.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לעג 
La`ag 
Usage: 18

and despiseth
בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 13

to obey
יקּהה 
Yiqqahah 
Usage: 2

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

the ravens
עורב ערב 
`oreb 
Usage: 10

of the valley
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

נקר 
Naqar 
Usage: 6

and the young

Usage: 0

נשׁר 
Nesher 
Usage: 26

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Disrespectful Children - Their Punishment

16 Sheol, and the barren womb; the earth which is not filled with water, and the fire which saith not, It is enough. 17 The eye that mocketh at a father, and despiseth to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it. 18 There are three things too wonderful for me, and four that I know not:



Cross References

Proverbs 23:22

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

If a man have an unmanageable and rebellious son, who hearkeneth not unto the voice of his father, nor unto the voice of his mother, and they have chastened him, but he hearkeneth not unto them;

Proverbs 30:11

There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother;

Genesis 9:21-27

And he drank of the wine, and was drunken, and he uncovered himself in his tent.

Leviticus 20:9

Whatever man revileth his father and his mother shall certainly be put to death: he hath reviled his father and his mother; his blood is upon him.

Deuteronomy 28:26

And thy carcase shall be meat unto all the fowl of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and there shall be no man to scare them away.

1 Samuel 17:44

And the Philistine said to David, Come to me, and I will give thy flesh to the fowls of the heavens and to the beasts of the field.

2 Samuel 18:9-10

And Absalom found himself in the presence of David's servants. And Absalom was riding upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of the great terebinth, and his head caught in the terebinth, and he was taken up between the heaven and the earth; and the mule that was under him went away.

2 Samuel 18:14-17

Then said Joab, I may not tarry thus with thee. And he took three spears in his hand, and thrust them into Absalom's body, while he was yet alive in the midst of the terebinth.

2 Samuel 21:10

Then Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her upon the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water poured on them out of the heavens, and suffered neither the fowl of the heavens to rest on them by day, nor the beasts of the field by night.

Proverbs 20:20

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

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