A Collection of Solomon’s Proverbs

10 Solomon’s proverbs:(A)

A wise son brings joy to his father,
but a foolish son, heartache to his mother.(B)

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Proverbs of Solomon

10 The proverbs(A) of Solomon:(B)

A wise son brings joy to his father,(C)
    but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

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20 A wise son brings joy to his father,
but a foolish man despises his mother.(A)

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20 A wise son brings joy to his father,(A)
    but a foolish man despises his mother.

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24 The father of a righteous son will rejoice greatly,
and one who fathers a wise son will delight in him.(A)
25 Let your father and mother have joy,(B)
and let her who gave birth to you rejoice.

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24 The father of a righteous child has great joy;
    a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.(A)
25 May your father and mother rejoice;
    may she who gave you birth be joyful!(B)

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11 Be wise, my son, and bring my heart joy,(A)
so that I can answer anyone who taunts me.(B)

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11 Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart;(A)
    then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.(B)

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A discerning son keeps the law,
but a companion of gluttons humiliates his father.(A)

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A discerning son heeds instruction,
    but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.(A)

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