New American Standard Bible
A fool rejects his father's discipline, But he who regards reproof is sensible.
King James Bible
A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
Darby Bible Translation
A fool despiseth his father's instruction; but he that regardeth reproof becometh prudent.
World English Bible
A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.
Young's Literal Translation
A fool despiseth the instruction of his father, And whoso is regarding reproof is prudent.
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LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
Poverty and shame will come to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.
A soothing tongue is a tree of life, But perversion in it crushes the spirit.
Great wealth is in the house of the righteous, But trouble is in the income of the wicked.
He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.
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