Proverbs 17:21-25 NIV

21 To have a fool for a son brings grief; there is no joy for the father of a fool.1

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22 A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed2 spirit dries up the bones.3

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23 A wicked man accepts a bribe4 in secret to pervert the course of justice.5

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24 A discerning man keeps wisdom in view, but a fool's eyes6 wander to the ends of the earth.

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25 A foolish son brings grief to his father and bitterness to the one who bore him.7

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