Proverbs 27:11

“My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

My sonne, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answere him that reprocheth me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, That I may reply to him who reproaches me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, That I may answer him that reproacheth me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My son, be wise and make my heart glad, so that I may give back an answer to him who puts me to shame.
- Basic English Bible

Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, that I may have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me.
- Darby Bible

My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.
- Webster's Bible

Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart, then I can answer my tormentor.
- World English Bible

Be wise, my son, and rejoice my heart. And I return my reproacher a word.
- Youngs Literal Bible

My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that taunteth me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:11


27:11 Reproacheth - For being the father of a wicked son.


Discussion for Proverbs 27:11

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