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People who listen when they are corrected will live, but those who will not admit that they are wrong are in danger.
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Lying lips hide hatred: he that uttereth reproach, is foolish.
Proverbs 3:1,2,18 For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace. . . .
Proverbs 4:4,13 Get wisdom, get prudence: forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth. . . .
Proverbs 12:1 He that is good, shall draw grace from the Lord: but he that trusteth in his own devices, doth wickedly.
Proverbs 22:17-19 Incline thy ear, and hear the words of the wise: and apply thy heart to my doctrine: . . .
Matthew 7:24-27 Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock, . . .
Luke 11:28 But he said: Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it.
Hebrews 2:1 Therefore ought we more diligently to observe the things which we have heard lest perhaps we should let them slip.
2 Peter 1:5-11 And you, employing all care, minister in your faith, virtue: And in virtue, knowledge: . . .
Proverbs 1:25,26,30 I also will laugh in your destruction, and will mock when that shall come to you which you feared. . . .
Proverbs 5:12 And have not heard the voice of them that taught me, and have not inclined my ear to masters?
Proverbs 15:10 Instruction is grievous to him that forsaketh the way of life: he that hateth reproof shall die.
Proverbs 29:1 The man that with a stiff neck despiseth him that reproveth him, shall suddenly be destroyed: and health shall not follow him.
2 Chronicles 25:16 And when he spoke these things, he answered him: Art thou the king's counsellor? be quiet, lest I kill thee. And the prophet departing, said: I know that God is minded to kill thee, because thou hast done this evil, and moreover hast not hearkened to my counsel.
Hebrews 12:25 See that you refuse him not that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke upon earth, much more shall not we that turn away from him that speaketh to us from heaven.
erreth or causeth to err
Ecclesiastes 5:6 Give not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin: and say not before the angel: There is no providence: lest God be angry at thy words, and destroy all the works of thy hands.
ContextSolomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
…16The way of life, to him that observeth correction: but he that forsaketh reproofs, goeth astray. 17Lying lips hide hatred: he that uttereth reproach, is foolish.18In the multitude of words there shall not want sin: but he that refraineth his lips, is most wise.…
Additional TranslationsWhoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who ignores reproof goes astray.He is in the way of life that keeps instruction: but he that refuses reproof errs.
He is in the way of life that heedeth correction; But he that forsaketh reproof erreth.
Instruction keeps the right ways of life; but instruction unchastened goes astray.
Keeping instruction is the path to life; but he that forsaketh reproof goeth astray.
He is in the way of life that heedeth correction: but he that forsaketh reproof erreth.
He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.
He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.
A traveller to life is he who is keeping instruction, And whoso is forsaking rebuke is erring.
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