Proverbs 13:1
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New American Standard Bible
A wise son accepts his father's discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

King James Bible
A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

Darby Bible Translation
A wise son heareth his father's instruction; but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

World English Bible
A wise son listens to his father's instruction, but a scoffer doesn't listen to rebuke.

Young's Literal Translation
A wise son -- the instruction of a father, And a scorner -- he hath not heard rebuke.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Heareth - The verb of the second clause is inserted in the first, just as in the next verse that of the first is inserted in the second. Stress is laid upon the obstinacy of the scorner who refuses to hear, not only "instruction," but also the much stronger "rebuke."

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Practical Methods of Studying the Old Testament
[Sidenote: The various methods of approach] The Old Testament may be studied as literature, as history, as the record of an important stage in the evolution of religion, as the revelation of God to the race, or as a practical aid to the individual in living the true life. Each angle of approach calls for different methods and yields its correspondingly rich results. Studied in accordance with the canons of modern literary investigation, a literature is disclosed of surpassing variety, beauty, and
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

"And this is his Commandment," &C.
1 John iii. 23.--"And this is his commandment," &c. There are different tempers of mind among men, some more smooth and pliable, others more refractory and froward. Some may be persuaded by love, who cannot be constrained by fear. With some a request will more prevail than a command. Others again are of a harsher disposition. Love and condescension doth rather embolden them, and therefore they must be restrained with the bridle of authority. It would seem that the Lord hath some regard to this in
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Proverbs 9:7
He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Proverbs 9:8
Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you.

Proverbs 10:1
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.

Proverbs 15:12
A scoffer does not love one who reproves him, He will not go to the wise.

Proverbs 15:20
A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother.

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