12 Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge. (Prov. 23:12)

13 Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. (Prov. 23:13)

14 Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell. (Prov. 23:14)

15 My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine. (Prov. 23:15)

16 Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things. (Prov. 23:16)

17 Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long. (Prov. 23:17)

18 For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off. (Prov. 23:18)

19 Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way. (Prov. 23:19)

20 Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: (Prov. 23:20)

21 For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. (Prov. 23:21)

22 Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old. (Prov. 23:22)

23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding. (Prov. 23:23)

24 The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him. (Prov. 23:24)

25 Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice. (Prov. 23:25)

26 My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways. (Prov. 23:26)

27 For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit. (Prov. 23:27)

28 She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors among men. (Prov. 23:28)

29 Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? (Prov. 23:29)

30 They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. (Prov. 23:30)

31 Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. (Prov. 23:31)

32 At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. (Prov. 23:32)

33 Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things. (Prov. 23:33)

34 Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast. (Prov. 23:34)

35 They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again. (Prov. 23:35)


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