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Proverbs 17:21

    Proverbs 17:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that begets a fool does it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool has no joy.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow; And the father of a fool hath no joy.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who has an unwise son gets sorrow for himself, and the father of a foolish son has no joy.

    Webster's Revision

    He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow; And the father of a fool hath no joy.

    World English Bible

    He who becomes the father of a fool grieves. The father of a fool has no joy.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy.