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Proverbs 29:3

Read the full chapter in Proverbs 29

American Standard Version

Proverbs 29:3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; But he that keepeth company with harlots wasteth [his] substance.

Basic English

Proverbs 29:3 A man who is a lover of wisdom is a joy to his father: but he who goes in the company of loose women is a waster of wealth.

Darby Version

Proverbs 29:3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; but he that is a companion of harlots destroyeth [his] substance.

Douay-Rheims

Proverbs 29:3 A man that loveth wisdom, rejoiceth his father: but he that maintaineth bar lots, shall squander away his substance.

King James Version

Proverbs 29:3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

World English Bible

Proverbs 29:3 Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

Webster's Bible

Proverbs 29:3 He that loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 29:3 A man loving wisdom rejoiceth his father, And a friend of harlots destroyeth wealth.

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