Proverbs 17 :2

Proverbs 17 :2 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causes shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brothers.

King James Version (KJV)

A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causes shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brothers.

American Standard Version (ASV)

A servant that dealeth wisely shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, And shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

A servant who does wisely will have rule over a son causing shame, and will have his part in the heritage among brothers.

Webster's Revision

A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.

World English Bible

A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who causes shame, and shall have a part in the inheritance among the brothers.

English Revised Version (ERV)

A servant that dealeth wisely shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.

Definitions for Proverbs 17 :2

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 17 :2

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 17 :2

The "servant," it must be remembered, was a slave, but (as in such cases as Genesis 15:2; 2 Samuel 16:4) might succeed to the inheritance.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 17 :2

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