A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction.
References for Proverbs 13:1
Wise words will win you a good meal, but treacherous people have an appetite for violence.
Those who control their tongue will have a long life; opening your mouth can ruin everything.
Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.
The godly hate lies; the wicked cause shame and disgrace.
Godliness guards the path of the blameless, but the evil are misled by sin.
Some who are poor pretend to be rich; others who are rich pretend to be poor.
The rich can pay a ransom for their lives, but the poor won’t even get threatened.
The life of the godly is full of light and joy, but the light of the wicked will be snuffed out.
Pride leads to conflict; those who take advice are wise.
Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.
People who despise advice are asking for trouble; those who respect a command will succeed.
The instruction of the wise is like a life-giving fountain; those who accept it avoid the snares of death.
A person with good sense is respected; a treacherous person is headed for destruction.
References for Proverbs 13:15
Wise people think before they act; fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness.
An unreliable messenger stumbles into trouble, but a reliable messenger brings healing.
If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored.