Proverbs 17 :25

Proverbs 17 :25 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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 bore 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.

Definitions for Proverbs 17 :25

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 17 :25

Barnes' Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 17 :25

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