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Proverbs 27:11

    Proverbs 27:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproaches me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, That I may answer him that reproacheth me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    My son, be wise and make my heart glad, so that I may give back an answer to him who puts me to shame.

    Webster's Revision

    My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, That I may answer him that reproacheth me.

    World English Bible

    Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart, then I can answer my tormentor.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 27:11

    The voice of the teacher to his true disciple. He pleads with him that the uprightness of the scholar will be the truest answer to all attacks on the character or teaching of the master.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 27:11

    27:11 Reproacheth - For being the father of a wicked son.