The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him.
The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, And he who sires a wise son will be glad in him.
The father of godly children has cause for joy. What a pleasure it is to have wise children.
Parents rejoice when their children turn out well; wise children become proud parents.
The father of the upright man will be glad, and he who has a wise child will have joy because of him.
The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who begets a wise son will be glad in him.
The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, And he who begets a wise child will delight in him.
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1 tc The Qere reading has the imperfect יָגִיל (yagil) with the cognate accusative גִּיל (gil) which intensifies the meaning and the specific future of this verb.
2 tn The term “child” is supplied for the masculine singular adjective here.