Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish man despises his mother.
My son, if your heart is wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.
My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproaches me.
But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zachariah: for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.
Remove your way far from her, and come not near the door of her house:
For by means of a harlot a man is reduced to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will prey upon his precious life.
He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loves wine and oil shall not be rich.
Whosoever keeps the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of gluttonous men shames his father.
And not many days later the younger son gathered everything together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.