Proverbs 10:1

“The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Prouerbes of Solomon: A wise sonne maketh a glad father: but a foolish sonne is the heauinesse of his mother.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; But a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.
- Basic English Bible

The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
- Darby Bible

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
- Webster's Bible

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
- World English Bible

Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son [is] an affliction to his mother.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 10:1

  • As children we should strive to show honor and respect for our parents. We should definitely show consideration for the feelings of our parents and care about their emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. One is considered a fool if they fail to act wisely.

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