Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Proverbs 27:11

Context
NETBible

Be wise, my son, 1  and make my heart glad, so that I may answer 2  anyone who taunts me. 3 

XREF

Ps 119:42; Ps 127:4,5; Pr 10:1; Pr 15:20; Pr 23:15,16,24,25; Ec 2:18-21; Phm 1:7,19,20; 2Jo 1:4

NET © Notes

tn Heb “my son”; the reference to a “son” is retained in the translation here because in the following lines the advice is to avoid women who are prostitutes.

tn The verb is the cohortative of שׁוּב (shuv); after the two imperatives that provide the instruction, this form with the vav will indicate the purpose or result (indirect volitive sequence).

sn The expression anyone who taunts me refers to those who would reproach or treat the sage with contempt, condemning him as a poor teacher. Teachers are often criticized for the faults and weaknesses of their students; but any teacher criticized that way takes pleasure in pointing to those who have learned as proof that he has not labored in vain (e.g., 1 Thess 2:19-20; 3:8).



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