Proverbs 20:20

“Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who so curseth his father or his mother, his lampe shall be put out in obscure darkenesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, His lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If anyone puts a curse on his father or his mother, his light will be put out in the blackest night.
- Basic English Bible

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

Whoever curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
- Webster's Bible

Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
- World English Bible

Whoso is vilifying his father and his mother, Extinguished is his lamp in blackness of darkness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 20:20


20:20 Lamp - His name and memory shall utterly perish.


Discussion for Proverbs 20:20

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