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Proverbs 17:5–6

Whoever mocks the poor rinsults his Maker;

he who is sglad at calamity will not go tunpunished.

uGrandchildren are vthe crown of the aged,

and the glory of children is their fathers.

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Proverbs 17:5–6 — The New International Version (NIV)

Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker;

whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished.

Children’s children are a crown to the aged,

and parents are the pride of their children.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker:

And he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

Children’s children are the crown of old men;

And the glory of children are their fathers.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Those who mock the poor insult their Maker;

those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished.

Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged;

parents are the pride of their children.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

He who mocks the poor reproaches his Maker;

He who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished.

Children’s children are the crown of old men,

And the glory of children is their father.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

Whoever mistreats the poor insults their Maker;

whoever enjoys someone’s trouble will be punished.

Old people are proud of their grandchildren,

and children are proud of their parents.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker;

And he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

Children’s children are the crown of old men;

And the glory of children are their fathers.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Whoso mocketh a poor man reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.

Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Whoever makes fun of a poor person insults his maker. 

Whoever is happy ⸤to see someone’s⸥ distress will not escape punishment. 

Grandchildren are the crown of grandparents, 

and parents are the glory of their children. 

Proverbs 17:5–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The one who mocks the poor insults his Maker,

and one who rejoices over calamity

will not go unpunished.

Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly,

and the pride of sons is their fathers.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Those who mock the poor insult their Maker;

those who are glad at calamity will not go unpunished.

Grandchildren are the crown of the aged,

and the glory of children is their parents.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He who mocks the poor insults him who made him;

he who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.

The crown of the elderly are grandchildren,

and the glory of children is their fathers.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Anyone who laughs at those who are poor makes fun of their Maker.

Anyone who is happy when others suffer will be punished.

Grandchildren are like a crown to older people.

And children are proud of their parents.

Proverbs 17:5–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

He who mocks the poor taunts his Maker;

He who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.

Grandchildren are the crown of old men,

And the glory of sons is their fathers.


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