11 Do not despise the Lord’s instruction, my son,
and do not loathe His discipline;(A)

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12 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,
but one who hates correction is stupid.(A)

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31 One who[a] listens to life-giving rebukes(A)
will be at home among the wise.

32 Anyone who ignores discipline despises himself,(B)
but whoever listens to correction acquires good sense.[b](C)

33 The fear of the Lord is what wisdom teaches,
and humility comes before honor.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 15:31 Lit An ear that
  2. Proverbs 15:32 Lit acquires a heart