Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 17:2 in English Standard Version "A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers." 2Sa 16:4 Then the king said to Ziba, “Behold, all that belonged to Mephibosheth is now yours.” And Ziba said, “I pay homage; let me ever find favor in your sight, my lord the king.” Pr 10:5 He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame. Pr 17:21 He who sires a fool gets himself sorrow, and the father of a fool has no joy. Pr 17:25 A foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him. Pr 19:26 He who does violence to his father and chases away his mother is a son who brings shame and reproach.