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If you make fun of your father or despise your mother in her old age, you ought to be eaten by vultures or have your eyes picked out by wild ravens.
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The eye that mocketh at his father, and that despiseth the labour of his mother in bearing him, let the ravens of the brooks pick it out, and the young eagles eat it.
Proverbs 30:11 There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother.
Proverbs 20:20 He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.
Proverbs 23:22 Hearken to thy father, that begot thee: and despise not thy mother when she is old.
Genesis 9:21-27 And drinking of the wine was made drunk, and was uncovered in his tent. . . .
Leviticus 20:9 He that curseth his father, or mother, dying let him die. He hath cursed his father, and mother: let his blood be upon him.
Deuteronomy 21:18-21 If a man have a stubborn and unruly son, who will not hear the commandments of his father or mother, and being corrected, slighteth obedience: . . .
2 Samuel 18:9,10,14-17 And it happened that Absalom met the servants of David, riding on a mule: and as the mule went under a thick and large oak, his head stuck in the oak: and while he hung between the heaven and the earth, the mule on which he rode passed on. . . .
1 Samuel 17:44 And he said to David: Come to me, and I will give thy flesh to the birds of the air, and to the beasts of the earth.
2 Samuel 21:10 And Respha the daughter of Aia took haircloth, and spread it under her upon the rock from the beginning of the harvest, till water dropped upon them out of heaven: and suffered neither the birds to tear them by day, nor the beasts by night.
valley or brook
ContextThe Words of Agur
…16Hell and the mouth of the womb, and the earth which is not satisfied with water: and the fire never saith: It is enough. 17The eye that mocketh at his father, and that despiseth the labour of his mother in bearing him, let the ravens of the brooks pick it out, and the young eagles eat it.18Three things are hard to me, and the fourth I am utterly ignorant of.…
Which when Cham the father of Chanaan had seen, to wit, that his father's nakedness was uncovered, he told it to his two brethren without.
And be thy carcass meat for all the fowls of the air, and the beasts of the earth, and be there none to drive them away.
A wise son maketh a father joyful: but the foolish man despiseth his mother.
Hearken to thy father, that begot thee: and despise not thy mother when she is old.
Three things are hard to me, and the fourth I am utterly ignorant of.
The son honoureth the father, and the servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear: saith the Lord of hosts.
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