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Proverbs 5:11-13 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 At the end of your life, you will lament
when your physical body has been consumed,
12 and you will say, “How I hated discipline,
and how my heart despised correction.
13 I didn’t obey my teachers
or listen closely[a] to my mentors.


  1. Proverbs 5:13 Lit or turn my ear

Proverbs 15:5 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A fool despises his father’s discipline,
but a person who accepts correction is sensible.

Proverbs 15:31-33 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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

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

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


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

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