KJV LexiconHe that delicately bringeth up
to enervate -- bring up.
a servant -- bondage, bondman, (bond-)servant, (man-)servant.
from a child
(abstractly) boyhood -- child, youth.
shall have him become his son
a continuator, i.e. heir -- son.
at the length
the last or end, hence, the future; also posterity -- (last, latter) end (time), hinder (utter) -most, length, posterity, remnant, residue, reward.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
He who pampers his slave from childhood Will in the end find him to be a son.
King James Bible
He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
A slave pampered from his youth will become arrogant later on.
International Standard Version
If you pamper a servant from his childhood, later on he'll become ungrateful.
If someone pampers his servant from youth, he will be a weakling in the end.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He that is pampered from his childhood will be a Servant, and at his end he will groan.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Pamper a slave from childhood, and later he will be ungrateful.
King James 2000 Bible
He that carefully brings up his servant from a child shall have him become his son in the end.
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