Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.

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Bible References


Proverbs 11:29
He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. The foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.
Proverbs 14:35
The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.
Genesis 24:4
But you shall go to my country, and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son Isaac."
Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.


Proverbs 10:5
He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.
Proverbs 19:26
He who robs his father and drives away his mother, is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.
Proverbs 29:15
The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.

General references

Genesis 41:41
Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Behold, I have set you over all the land of Egypt."