Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.

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Bible References


Proverbs 1:1
The wise sayings of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel.
Proverbs 25:1
These are more wise sayings of Solomon, copied out by the men of Hezekiah, king of Judah.
1 Kings 4:32
He was the maker of three thousand wise sayings, and of songs to the number of a thousand and five.
Ecclesiastes 12:9
And because the Preacher was wise he still gave the people knowledge; searching out, testing, and putting in order a great number of wise sayings.

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Proverbs 15:20
A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man has no respect for his mother.
Proverbs 17:21
He who has an unwise son gets sorrow for himself, and the father of a foolish son has no joy.
Proverbs 19:13
A foolish son is the destruction of his father; and the bitter arguments of a wife are like drops of rain falling without end.
Proverbs 23:15
My son, if your heart becomes wise, I, even I, will be glad in heart;
Proverbs 29:3
A man who is a lover of wisdom is a joy to his father: but he who goes in the company of loose women is a waster of wealth.
Ecclesiastes 2:19
And who is to say if that man will be wise or foolish? But he will have power over all my work which I have done and in which I have been wise under the sun. This again is to no purpose.

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Proverbs 17:25
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitter pain to her who gave him birth.

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