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.
The wise sayings of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel.
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.
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.
A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man has no respect for his mother.
He who has an unwise son gets sorrow for himself, and the father of a foolish son has no joy.
A foolish son is the destruction of his father; and the bitter arguments of a wife are like drops of rain falling without end.
My son, if your heart becomes wise, I, even I, will be glad in heart;
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.
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.
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitter pain to her who gave him birth.