New Living Translation
The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but if he hangs around with prostitutes, his wealth is wasted.
King James Bible
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
Darby Bible Translation
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; but he that is a companion of harlots destroyeth his substance.
World English Bible
Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
Young's Literal Translation
A man loving wisdom rejoiceth his father, And a friend of harlots destroyeth wealth.
Proverbs 29:3 Parallel
CommentaryProverbs 29:3 Parallel Commentaries
Text: Philippians 2, 5-11. 5 Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men; 8 and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, becoming obedient even unto death, yea, the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and gave unto him the name which is above every name; 10 that …
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Yet when this son of yours comes back after squandering your money on prostitutes, you celebrate by killing the fattened calf!'
Strangers will consume your wealth, and someone else will enjoy the fruit of your labor.
For a prostitute will bring you to poverty, but sleeping with another man's wife will cost you your life.
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise child brings joy to a father; a foolish child brings grief to a mother.
Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother.
My child, if your heart is wise, my own heart will rejoice!
The father of godly children has cause for joy. What a pleasure to have children who are wise.
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