Proverbs 17:25

“A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 17:25

A foolish sonne is a griefe to his father, & bitternes to her that bare him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A foolish son is a grief to his father And bitterness to her who bore him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A foolish son is a grief to his father, And bitterness to her that bare him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitter pain to her who gave him birth.
- Basic English Bible

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
- Darby Bible

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
- Webster's Bible

A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.
- World English Bible

A provocation to his father [is] a foolish son, And bitterness to her that bare him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A foolish son is vexation to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 17:25

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 17:25


17:24 In the face - His wisdom appears even in his looks. The eyes - Minding most, those things which are remotest from him, and least concern him.

17:26 To strike - Nor to smite magistrates, either with the hand or tongue, for the execution of justice.


Discussion for Proverbs 17:25



 

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