Proverbs 20:20
Good News Translation
If you curse your parents, your life will end like a lamp that goes out in the dark.

Contemporary English Version
Children who curse their parents will go to the land of darkness long before their time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

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He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

curseth

Proverbs 30:11,17 There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother. . . .

Exodus 20:12 Honour thy father and thy mother, that thou mayst be longlived upon the land which the Lord thy God will give thee.

Exodus 21:17 He that curseth his father or mother, shall die the death.

Leviticus 20:9 He that curseth his father, or mother, dying let him die. He hath cursed his father, and mother: let his blood be upon him.

Deuteronomy 27:16 Cursed be he that honoureth not his father and mother: and all the people shall say: Amen.

Matthew 22:13 Then the king said to the waiters: Bind his hands and feet, and cast him into the exterior darkness. There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 25:8 And the foolish said to the wise: Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out.

Jude 1:13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own confusion: wandering stars, to whom the storm of darkness is reserved for ever.

lamp or candle

Proverbs 20:27 The spirit of a man is the lamp of the Lord, which searcheth all the hidden things of the bowels.

Context
Wine is a Mocker
19Meddle not with him that revealeth secrets, and walketh deceitfully, and openeth wide his lips. 20He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.21The inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, in the end shall be without a blessing.…
Cross References
Matthew 15:4
Honour thy father and mother: And: He that shall curse father or mother, let him die the death.

Exodus 21:17
He that curseth his father or mother, shall die the death.

Leviticus 20:9
He that curseth his father, or mother, dying let him die. He hath cursed his father, and mother: let his blood be upon him.

Job 18:5
Shall not the light of the wicked be extinguished, and the flame of his fire not shine?

Proverbs 13:9
The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Proverbs 20:21
The inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, in the end shall be without a blessing.

Proverbs 24:20
For evil men have no hope of things to come, and the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Proverbs 30:11
There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother.

Additional Translations
Whoever curses his father or mother, his lamp will be extinguished in deepest darkness.Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, His lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

The lamp of him that reviles father or mother shall be put out, and his eyeballs shall see darkness.

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.

Whoever curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

Whoso is vilifying his father and his mother, Extinguished is his lamp in blackness of darkness.
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