New International Version
A discerning son heeds instruction, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.
King James Bible
Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.
Darby Bible Translation
Whoso observeth the law is a son that hath understanding; but he that is a companion of profligates bringeth shame to his father.
World English Bible
Whoever keeps the law is a wise son; but he who is a companion of gluttons shames his father.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is keeping the law is an intelligent son, And a friend of gluttons, Doth cause his father to blush.
Proverbs 28:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They that seek the Lord understand all things - They are wise unto salvation; they "have the unction from the Holy One, and they know all things," 1 John 2:20, every thing that is essentially needful for them to know, in reference to both worlds.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
is a companion of riotous men
LibraryTwo Coverings and Two Consequences
A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
God's Law Immutable
Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat,
A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
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