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 Proverbs 1:8; 1:20 - 33; 3:11 - 12; 4:1; 9:7 - 8; 10:17; 12:1; 13:1; 13:18; 15:5; 15:12; 15:32; 17:12; 25:12; 27:17; 28:23
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 1
1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
 
1:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Wisdom calls aloud in the street, she raises her voice in the public squares;
 
1:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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at the head of the noisy streets F3 she cries out, in the gateways of the city she makes her speech:
 
1:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"How long will you simple ones F4 love your simple ways? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge?
 
1:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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If you had responded to my rebuke, I would have poured out my heart to you and made my thoughts known to you.
 
1:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But since you rejected me when I called and no one gave heed when I stretched out my hand,
 
1:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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since you ignored all my advice and would not accept my rebuke,
 
1:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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I in turn will laugh at your disaster; I will mock when calamity overtakes you -
 
1:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when disaster sweeps over you like a whirlwind, when distress and trouble overwhelm you.
 
1:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Then they will call to me but I will not answer; they will look for me but will not find me.
 
1:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Since they hated knowledge and did not choose to fear the LORD,
 
1:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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since they would not accept my advice and spurned my rebuke,
 
1:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes.
 
1:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For the waywardness of the simple will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them;
 
1:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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but whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm."
 
   Chapter 3
3:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke,
 
3:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father F7 the son he delights in.
 
   Chapter 4
4:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Listen, my sons, to a father's instruction; pay attention and gain understanding.
 
   Chapter 9
9:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse.
 
9:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you.
 
   Chapter 10
10:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.
 
   Chapter 12
12:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid.
 
   Chapter 13
13:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.
 
13:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored.
 
   Chapter 15
15:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.
 
15:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A mocker resents correction; he will not consult the wise.
 
15:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding.
 
   Chapter 17
17:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his folly.
 
   Chapter 25
25:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is a wise man's rebuke to a listening ear.
 
   Chapter 27
27:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.
 
   Chapter 28
28:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who rebukes a man will in the end gain more favor than he who has a flattering tongue.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F3 Hebrew; Septuagint / on the tops of the walls
F4 The Hebrew word rendered simple in Proverbs generally denotes one without moral direction and inclined to evil.
F7 Hebrew; Septuagint / and he punishes

 
 

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