New American Standard Bible
A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.
King James Bible
A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.
Darby Bible Translation
A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.
World English Bible
A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who causes shame, and shall have a part in the inheritance among the brothers.
Young's Literal Translation
A wise servant ruleth over a son causing shame, And in the midst of brethren He apportioneth an inheritance.
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LibraryThe Unrivalled Friend
A sermon (No. 899) delivered on Lord's Day morning, November 7th, 1869, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity."--Proverbs 17:17. There is one thing about the usefulness of which all men are agreed, namely, friendship; but most men are soon aware that counterfeits of friendship are common as autumn leaves. Few men enjoy from others the highest and truest form of friendship. The friendships of this world are …
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