Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.

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Bible References


Proverbs 23:22
Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.
Proverbs 30:17
The eye that mocks at his father, and despises the teaching of his mother, the ravens shall pluck it out of the river, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Exodus 20:12
Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be lengthened upon the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
Leviticus 19:3
Ye shall fear, every man his mother and his father and keep my sabbaths. I AM your God.

General references

Proverbs 17:25
The foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her that bore him.
Luke 1:14
And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.