New Living Translation
Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother.
King James Bible
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
Darby Bible Translation
A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
World English Bible
A wise son makes a father glad, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Young's Literal Translation
A wise son rejoiceth a father. And a foolish man is despising his mother.
Proverbs 15:20 Parallel
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LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise child brings joy to a father; a foolish child brings grief to a mother.
A wise child accepts a parent's discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction.
A lazy person's way is blocked with briers, but the path of the upright is an open highway.
Listen to your father, who gave you life, and don't despise your mother when she is old.
The father of godly children has cause for joy. What a pleasure to have children who are wise.
The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but if he hangs around with prostitutes, his wealth is wasted.
The eye that mocks a father and despises a mother's instructions will be plucked out by ravens of the valley and eaten by vultures.
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