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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 6:20 - 6:23

Warning Against Adultery

My son, observe the commandment of your father
And do not abandon the law of your mother;
Bind them continually on your heart;
Tie them around your neck.
When you walk about, they will lead you;
When you sleep, they will keep watch over you;
And when you awake, they will speak to you.
For the commandment is a lamp and the law is light;
And reproofs for discipline are the way of life

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 11:29

He who troubles his own house will inherit wind,
And the ignorant fool will be a slave to the wise of heart.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son accepts his father’s discipline,
But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 15:5

An ignorant fool spurns his father’s discipline,
But he who keeps reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 15:20

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

Proverbs 17:6

Grandchildren are the crown of old men,
And the beauty of sons is their fathers.

Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times,
And a brother is born for adversity.

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 18:19

A brother offended is harder to win over than a strong city,
And contentions are like the bars of a citadel.

Proverbs 19:13 - 19:14

A foolish son is destruction to his father,
And the contentions of a wife are a constant dripping.
House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers,
But a wife who has insight is from Yahweh.

Proverbs 19:26 - 19:27

He who assaults his father and causes his mother to flee
Is a son who brings shame and humiliation.
Cease listening, my son, to discipline,
And you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Proverbs 20:20

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

Proverbs 22:15

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child;
The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.

Proverbs 22:28

Do not move the ancient boundary
Which your fathers made.

Proverbs 23:22

Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.

Proverbs 23:24 - 23:25

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice,
And he who begets a wise son will be glad in him.
Let your father and your mother be glad,
And let her rejoice who gave birth to you.

Proverbs 27:8

Like a bird that wanders from her nest,
So is a man who wanders from his place.

Proverbs 27:10

Do not forsake your friend or your father’s friend,
And do not come to your brother’s house in the day of your disaster;
Better is one who dwells near than a brother far away.

Proverbs 28:7

He who observes the law is a son who understands,
But he who befriends gluttons humiliates his father.

Proverbs 28:24

He who robs his father or his mother
And says, “It is not a transgression,”
Is the companion of a man who destroys.

Proverbs 29:3

A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad,
But he who befriends harlots destroys his wealth.

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.