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Father and Mother in Proverbs


Proverbs 1:8-9
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8 My son, hear the instruction of your father,
And do not forsake the law of your mother;

9 For they will be a graceful ornament on your head,
And chains about your neck.

Proverbs 10:1
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The proverbs of Solomon:
A wise son makes a glad father,
But a foolish son is the grief of his mother.

Proverbs 15:5
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5 A fool despises his father’s instruction,
But he who receives correction is prudent.

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

Proverbs 19:13
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13 A foolish son is the ruin of his father,
And the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping.

Proverbs 19:26
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26 He who mistreats his father and chases away his mother
Is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.

Proverbs 20:20
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20 Whoever curses his father or his mother,
His lamp will be put out in deep darkness.

Proverbs 23:22-25
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22 Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.
23 Buy the truth, and do not sell it,
Also wisdom and instruction and understanding.
24 The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice,
And he who begets a wise child will delight in him.
25 Let your father and your mother be glad,
And let her who bore you rejoice.

Proverbs 29:3
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3 Whoever loves wisdom makes his father rejoice,
But a companion of harlots wastes his wealth.