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Proverbs 1:8 - 1:9

The Enticement of Sinners

Hear, my son, your father’s discipline
And do not abandon your mother’s instruction;
For they are a garland of grace for your head
And ornaments about your neck.

Proverbs 4:1 - 4:4

A Father’s Wise Instruction

Hear, O sons, the discipline of a father,
And pay attention that you may know understanding,
For I give you sound learning;
Do not forsake my instruction.
When I was a son to my father,
Tender and the only son before my mother,
Then he instructed me and said to me,
“Let your heart hold fast my words;
Keep my commandments and live;

Proverbs 10:1

Contrast of the Righteous and the Wicked

The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.

Proverbs 15:20

A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish man despises his mother.

Proverbs 17:21

He who begets a fool does so to his grief,
And the father of a wicked fool is not glad.

Proverbs 17:25

A foolish son is a vexation to his father
And bitterness to her who gave birth to him.

Proverbs 19:26

He who assaults his father and causes his mother to flee
Is a son who brings shame and humiliation.

Proverbs 20:20

He who curses his father or his mother,
His lamp will go out in the midst of darkness.

Proverbs 30:11 - 30:12

There is a generation that curses its father
And does not bless its mother.
There is a generation that is clean in its own eyes,
Yet is not washed from its filthiness.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocks a father
And despises obedience to a mother,
The ravens of the valley will pick it out,
And the young eagles will eat it.