Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

New American Standard Bible

The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Solomon’s proverbs:

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

International Standard Version

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grieves his mother.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

The proverbs of Solomon:

A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish [stubborn] son [who refuses to learn] is a grief to his mother.

Bible in Basic English

A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.

Darby Translation

The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.

Julia Smith Translation

Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son will gladden a father: and a son of the foolish will grieve his mother.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The proverbs of Solomon: A wise child makes a father glad, but a foolish child grieves his mother.

Modern King James verseion

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son is the sorrow of his mother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but an indiscreet son is a heaviness unto his mother.

NET Bible

The Proverbs of Solomon: A wise child makes a father rejoice, but a foolish child is a grief to his mother.

New Heart English Bible

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

The Emphasized Bible

The Proverbs of Solomon: A wise son, maketh a glad father, but, a foolish son, is the grief of his mother.

Webster

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

World English Bible

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

Youngs Literal Translation

Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son is an affliction to his mother.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

of Solomon
שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

A wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

but a foolish
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

is the heaviness
תּוּגה 
Tuwgah 
Usage: 4

Prayers for Proverbs 10:1

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the grief of his mother. 2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.


Cross References

Proverbs 1:1

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

Proverbs 29:3

Whosoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots wastes his substance.

Proverbs 15:20

A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish man despises his mother.

Proverbs 17:25

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.

Proverbs 29:15

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.

Proverbs 23:15-16

My son, if your heart is wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

1 Kings 4:32

And he spoke three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five.

Proverbs 17:21

He that begets a fool does it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool has no joy.

Proverbs 19:13

A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping.

Proverbs 23:24-25

The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begets a wise child shall have joy in him.

Proverbs 25:1

These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied.

Ecclesiastes 2:19

And who knows whether he shall be a wise man or a fool? yet shall he have rule over all my labor in which I have labored, and in which I have shown myself wise under the sun. This is also vanity.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

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