New Living Translation
Only a fool despises a parent's discipline; whoever learns from correction is wise.
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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LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
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If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored.
Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
There is treasure in the house of the godly, but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble.
If you reject discipline, you only harm yourself; but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding.
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