Proverbs 15:20

“A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 15:20

A wise sonne maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A wise son maketh a glad father; But a foolish man despiseth his mother.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man has no respect for his mother.
- Basic English Bible

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

A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
- Webster's Bible

A wise son makes a father glad, but a foolish man despises his mother.
- World English Bible

A wise son rejoiceth a father. And a foolish man is despising his mother.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 15:20

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:20


15:19 An hedge - As a way hedged up with thorns, troublesome, perplexed, and full of difficulties. Plain - Is easy and pleasant to him, notwithstanding all its difficulties.

15:22 Counsel - When men do not seek, or will not receive advice from others.


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