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Proverbs 19:26

    Proverbs 19:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that wastes his father, and chases away his mother, is a son that causes shame, and brings reproach.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that doeth violence to his father, and chaseth away his mother, Is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who is violent to his father, driving away his mother, is a son causing shame and a bad name.

    Webster's Revision

    He that doeth violence to his father, and chaseth away his mother, Is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach.

    World English Bible

    He who robs his father and drives away his mother, is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that spoileth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach.

    Definitions for Proverbs 19:26

    Reproach - Disgrace; shame.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 19:26

    He that wasteth his father - Destroys his substance by riotous or extravagant living, so as to embitter his latter end by poverty and affliction; and adds to this wickedness the expulsion of his aged widowed mother from the paternal house; is a son of shame - a most shameful man; and a son of reproach - one whose conduct cannot be sufficiently execrated. Who tormentith the fader, and fleeth the modir, schenful schal ben, and unblisful - Old MS. Bible. The common reading of the Vulgate is, et fugat matrem, and expels his mother; but the Old Bible was taken from a copy that had fugit matrem, shuns his mother, flees away from her, leaves her to affliction and penury. It is prostitution of the term to call such, man.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:26

    Or, A son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach, is one that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother.