Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
He who sires a fool does so to his sorrow, And the father of a fool has no joy.
King James Bible
He that begetteth a fool doeth it
to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
A man fathers a fool to his own sorrow; the father of a fool has no joy.
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Proverbs 17:25 A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
Proverbs 10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish …
Proverbs 15:20 A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions …
Genesis 26:34 And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter …
1 Samuel 2:32-35 And you shall see an enemy in my habitation, in all the wealth which …
1 Samuel 8:3 And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, …
2 Samuel 18:33 And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the …
Proverbs 23:15,16 My son, if your heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine…
2 Corinthians 2:3 And I wrote this same to you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow …
3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.
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