Proverbs 23:24
Good News Translation
A righteous person's parents have good reason to be happy. You can take pride in a wise child.

Contemporary English Version
Make your father truly happy by living right and showing sound judgment.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The father of the just rejoiceth greatly: he that hath begotten a wise son, shall have joy in him.

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The father of the just rejoiceth greatly: he that hath begotten a wise son, shall have joy in him.

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Proverbs 23:15,16 My son, if thy mind be wise, my heart shall rejoice with thee: . . .

Proverbs 10:1 Treasures of wickedness shall profit nothing: but justice shall deliver from death.

Proverbs 15:20 A wise son maketh a father joyful: but the foolish man despiseth his mother.

1 Kings 1:48 And he said: Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who hath given this day one to sit on my throne, my eyes seeing it.

1 Kings 2:1-3,9 And the days of David drew nigh that he should die, and he charged his son Solomon, saying: . . .

Ecclesiastes 2:19 Whom I know not whether he will be a wise man or a fool, and he shall have rule over all my labours with which I have laboured and been solicitous: and is there anything so vain?

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Philemon 1:19 I Paul have written it with my own hand: I will repay it: not to say to thee that thou owest me thy own self also.

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Context
True Riches
23Buy truth, and do not sell wisdom, and instruction, and understanding. 24The father of the just rejoiceth greatly: he that hath begotten a wise son, shall have joy in him.25Let thy father and thy mother be joyful, and let her rejoice that bore thee.…
Cross References
Proverbs 10:1
Treasures of wickedness shall profit nothing: but justice shall deliver from death.

Proverbs 15:20
A wise son maketh a father joyful: but the foolish man despiseth his mother.

Proverbs 23:15
My son, if thy mind be wise, my heart shall rejoice with thee:

Proverbs 29:3
A man that loveth wisdom, rejoiceth his father: but he that maintaineth harlots, shall squander away his substance.

Additional Translations
The father of a righteous man will greatly rejoice, and he who fathers a wise son will delight in him.The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begets a wise child shall have joy of him.

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; And he that begetteth a wise child will have joy of him.

A righteous father brings up his children well; and his soul rejoices over a wise son.

The father of a righteous [man] shall greatly rejoice, and he that begetteth a wise [son] shall have joy of him:

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

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

The father of the righteous has great joy. Whoever fathers a wise child delights in him.

The father of the righteous rejoiceth greatly, The begetter of the wise rejoiceth in him.
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