Proverbs 19:13

“A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A foolish sonne is the calamity of his father; and the contentions of a wife are a continuall dropping.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A foolish son is destruction to his father, And the contentions of a wife are a constant dripping.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A foolish son is the calamity of his father; And the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A foolish son is the destruction of his father; and the bitter arguments of a wife are like drops of rain falling without end.
- Basic English Bible

A foolish son is the calamity of his father; and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
- Darby Bible

A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
- Webster's Bible

A foolish son is the calamity of his father. A wife's quarrels are a continual dripping.
- World English Bible

A calamity to his father [is] a foolish son, And the contentions of a wife [are] a continual dropping.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A foolish son is the calamity of his father; and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:13


19:13 Dropping - Are like rain continually dropping upon an house.


Discussion for Proverbs 19:13

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