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Proverbs 17:25

    Proverbs 17:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A foolish son is a grief to his father, And bitterness to her that bare him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitter pain to her who gave him birth.

    Webster's Revision

    A foolish son is a grief to his father, And bitterness to her that bare him.

    World English Bible

    A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 17:25

    Compare Proverbs 17:21. Here is added a reference to the sorrow which the folly of a child brings especially to the mother.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 17:25

    James 3:14 - But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
    Job 23:2 - Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.
    Job 10:1 - My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.