Proverbs 10:1
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New American Standard Bible
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son is an affliction to his mother.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

See the Introduction.

Proverbs 10:1 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness,
Isaac Barrow—Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow

Lii. Trust in God.
15th Sunday after Trinity. S. Matt. vi. 31. "Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness." INTRODUCTION.--We read in ancient Roman history that a general named Aemilius Paulus was appointed to the Roman army in a time of war and great apprehension. He found in the army a sad condition of affairs, there were more officers than fighting men, and all these officers wanted to have their advice taken, and the war conducted in accordance with their several opinions. Then Aemilius Paulus
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Pride of Prosperity
While Solomon exalted the law of heaven, God was with him, and wisdom was given him to rule over Israel with impartiality and mercy. At first, as wealth and worldly honor came to him, he remained humble, and great was the extent of his influence. "Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river [Euphrates] unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt." "He . . . had peace on all sides round about him. And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 4:32
He also spoke 3,000 proverbs, and his songs were 1,005.

Proverbs 1:1
The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

Proverbs 13:1
A wise son accepts his father's discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 15:20
A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother.

Proverbs 17:21
He who sires a fool does so to his sorrow, And the father of a fool has no joy.

Proverbs 17:25
A foolish son is a grief to his father And bitterness to her who bore him.

Proverbs 23:24
The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, And he who sires a wise son will be glad in him.

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