Proverbs 29:2-4 Good News Translation (GNT)
2 Show me a righteous ruler and I will show you a happy people. Show me a wicked ruler and I will show you a miserable people.
3 If you appreciate wisdom, your parents will be proud of you.
It is a foolish waste to spend money on prostitutes.
4 When the king is concerned with justice, the nation will be strong, but when he is only concerned with money, he will ruin his country.
Proverbs 29:2-4 New International Version (NIV)
2 When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice;
3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,
4 By justice a king gives a country stability,