Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
These also are proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out.
1 Kings 4:31
For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Calcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol: and his fame was in all the nations all around.
Further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he pondered, sought out, and set in order many proverbs.
I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. But the hour is coming when I will no more speak to you in figures of speech, but will tell you plainly about the Father.
2 Samuel 12:24
David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in to her, and lay with her. She bore a son, and he called his name Solomon. The LORD loved him;
1 Kings 2:12
Solomon sat on the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was firmly established.
1 Chronicles 22:9
Behold, a son shall be born to you, who shall be a man of rest. I will give him rest from all his enemies all around; for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quietness to Israel in his days.
1 Chronicles 28:5
Of all my sons (for the LORD has given me many sons), he has chosen Solomon my son to sit on the throne of the LORD's kingdom over Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:28
He died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honor: and Solomon his son reigned in his place.
I said, 'Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.'