Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 10:1 in English Standard Version "The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother." Pr 1:1 The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: Pr 17:25 A foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him. Pr 29:3 He who loves wisdom makes his father glad, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. Pr 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.