Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.
Where there is no prophecy the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law.
By mere words a servant is not disciplined, for though he understands, he will not give heed.
Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
He who pampers his servant from childhood, will in the end find him his heir.
A man of wrath stirs up strife, and a man given to anger causes much transgression.
A man's pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.
The partner of a thief hates his own life; he hears the curse, but discloses nothing.
The fear of man lays a snare, but he who trusts in the LORD is safe.
Many seek the favor of a ruler, but from the LORD a man gets justice.
An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, but he whose way is straight is an abomination to the wicked.
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version - Holy Bible)