Parallel Translations The Amplified Bible A wise son makes a glad father, but a self-confident and foolish man despises his mother and puts her to shame. The Complete Jewish Bible A wise son is a joy to his father, and only a fool despises his mother.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: Blessings are upon the head of the just: The memory of the just is blessed: The wise in heart will receive commandments: He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: Hatred stirreth up strifes: In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: Wise men lay up knowledge: The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: The tongue of the just is as choice silver: The lips of the righteous feed many: The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.
It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him. The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: The righteous shall never be removed: The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable:¶ A wise son maketh a glad father, but an undiscreet body shameth his mother.
¶ A fool rejoiceth in foolish things, but a wise man looketh well to his own goings. ¶ Unadvised thoughts shall come to naught, but where as are men that can give counsel, there is steadfastness.
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother. Christian Standard Bible A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Contemporary English Version Children with good sense make their parents happy, but foolish children despise them.
A wise son maketh a glad father; But a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. - American Standard Version () A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother. Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly. Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son [is] the heaviness of his mother. New King James The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, But a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
Wise Children Maketh A Glad Father! “A wise son maketh a glad father, but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. Proverbs God compares our relationship to him as a father and son .