15 (A)The rod and reproof give wisdom,
    but a child left to himself (B)brings shame to his mother.
16 When the wicked increase, transgression increases,
    but (C)the righteous will look upon their downfall.
17 (D)Discipline your son, and he will give you rest;
    he will give delight to your heart.

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