Proverbs 17:23-25 Lexham English Bible (LEB)
23 The wicked will accept a bribe from the lap,
in order to pervert the ways of justice.
24 He who understands sets his face toward wisdom,
but the eyes of a fool, to the end of the earth.
25 A grief to his father is the child of a fool,
and bitterness to her who bore him.
Proverbs 17:23-25 New International Version (NIV)
23 The wicked accept bribes in secret
to pervert the course of justice.
24 A discerning person keeps wisdom in view,
but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth.
25 A foolish son brings grief to his father
and bitterness to the mother who bore him.