Whoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots spends his substance.
Treasury of Scripture
Proverbs 10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Proverbs 15:20 A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 23:15,24,25 My son, if your heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine...
Proverbs 27:11 My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproaches me.
Luke 1:13-17 But the angel said to him, Fear not, Zacharias: for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elisabeth shall bear you a son...
Proverbs 5:8-10 Remove your way far from her, and come not near the door of her house...
Proverbs 6:26 For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.
Proverbs 21:17,20 He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loves wine and oil shall not be rich...
Proverbs 28:7,19 Whoever keeps the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shames his father...
Luke 15:13,30 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country...
ContextThe Stiff-Necked Will Be Destroyed
1He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. 2When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn. 3Whoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots spends his substance. 4The king by judgment establishes the land: but he that receives gifts overthrows it. 5A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet. 6In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous does sing and rejoice. 7The righteous considers the cause of the poor: but the wicked regards not to know it. 8Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath. 9If a wise man contends with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest. 10The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul. 11A fool utters all his mind: but a wise man keeps it in till afterwards. 12If a ruler listen to lies, all his servants are wicked. 13The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lightens both their eyes. 14The king that faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established for ever. 15The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame. 16When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases: but the righteous shall see their fall. 17Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yes, he shall give delight to your soul. 18Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keeps the law, happy is he. 19A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer. 20See you a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him. 21He that delicately brings up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length. 22An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression. 23A man's pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit. 24Whoever is partner with a thief hates his own soul: he hears cursing, and denudes it not. 25The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe. 26Many seek the ruler's favor; but every man's judgment comes from the LORD. 27An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; But he that keepeth company with harlots wasteth his'substance.
A man that loveth wisdom, rejoiceth his father: but he that maintaineth bar lots, shall squander away his substance.
Darby Bible Translation
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; but he that is a companion of harlots destroyeth his substance.
King James Bible
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
Young's Literal Translation
A man loving wisdom rejoiceth his father, And a friend of harlots destroyeth wealth.