Proverbs 23:12-16 NIV

12 Apply your heart to instruction1 and your ears to words of knowledge.

References for Proverbs 23:12

13 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die.
14 Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death.a

References for Proverbs 23:14

    • c 23:14 - Hebrew "Sheol"
      15 My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad;
      16 my inmost being will rejoice when your lips speak what is right.2

      References for Proverbs 23:16