Heb 12:9B B Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
2Ti 3:16B B Every scripture inspired of God is also profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction which is in righteousness:B
B B 1Co 10:11B B Now these things happened unto them by way of example; and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come.
Pro 1:23-30B B Turn you at my reproof: Behold, I will pour out my spirit upon you; I will make known my words unto you.B B 24B B Because I have called, and ye have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man hath regarded; 25B B But ye have set at nought all my counsel, And would none of my reproof:B B 26B B I also will laugh in the day of your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;B B 27B B When your fear cometh as a storm, And your calamity cometh on as a whirlwind; When distress and anguish come upon you.B B 28B B Then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me:B B 29B B For that they hated knowledge, And did not choose the fear of Jehovah:B B 30B B They would none of my counsel; They despised all my reproof.
Pro 3:11B B My son, despise not the chastening of Jehovah; Neither be weary of his reproof: 12B B For whom Jehovah loveth he reproveth; Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.B
Pro 5:10-14B B Lest strangers be filled with thy strength, And thy labors be in the house of an alien,B B 11B B And thou mourn at thy latter end, When thy flesh and thy body are consumed,B B 12B B And say, How have I hated instruction, And my heart despised reproof;B B 13B B Neither have I obeyed the voice of my teachers, Nor inclined mine ear to them that instructed me!B B 14B B I was well-nigh in all evil In the midst of the assembly and congregation.
Pro 10:17B B He is in the way of life that heedeth correction; But he that forsaketh reproof erreth. 18B B He that hideth hatred is of lying lips; And he that uttereth a slander is a fool.
Pro 12:1-3B B Whoso loveth correction loveth knowledge; But he that hateth reproof is brutish.B B 2B B A good man shall obtain favor of Jehovah; But a man of wicked devices will he condemn.B B 3B B A man shall not be established by wickedness; But the root of the righteous shall not be moved
Pro 13:18B B Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth correction; But he that regardeth reproof shall be honored.
Pro 15:4-12B B A gentle tongue is a tree of life; But perverseness therein is a breaking of the spirit.B B 5B B A fool despiseth his father's correction; But he that regardeth reproof getteth prudence.B B 6B B In the house of the righteous is much treasure; But in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.B B 7B B The lips of the wise disperse knowledge; But the heart of the foolish doeth not so.B B 8B B The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But the prayer of the upright is his delight.B B 9B B The way of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.B B 10B B There is grievous correction for him that forsaketh the way; And he that hateth reproof shall die.B B 11B B Sheol and Abaddon are before Jehovah: How much more then the hearts of the children of men!B B 12B B A scoffer loveth not to be reproved; He will not go unto the wise.
Pro 15:31B B The ear that hearkeneth to the reproof of life Shall abide among the wise.B 32B B He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul; But he that hearkeneth to reproof getteth understanding.
Pro 29:15B B The rod and reproof give wisdom; But a child left to himself causeth shame to his mother.
Pro 7:20-24B B He hath taken a bag of money with him; He will come home at the full moon.B B 21B B With her much fair speech she causeth him to yield; With the flattering of her lips she forceth him along.B B 22B B He goeth after her straightway, As an ox goeth to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the correction of the fool;B B 23B B Till an arrow strike through his liver; As a bird hasteth to the snare, And knoweth not that it is for his life.B B 24B B Now therefore, my sons, hearken unto me, And attend to the words of my mouth.
Pro 10:17B B He is in the way of life that heedeth correction; But he that forsaketh reproof erreth.
Pro 12:1B B Whoso loveth correction loveth knowledge; But he that hateth reproof is brutish.
Pro 13:18B B Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth correction; But he that regardeth reproof shall be honored.
Pro 15:5-10B B A fool despiseth his father's correction; But he that regardeth reproof getteth prudence.B B 6B B In the house of the righteous is much treasure; But in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.B B 7B B The lips of the wise disperse knowledge; But the heart of the foolish doeth not so.B B 8B B The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But the prayer of the upright is his delight.B B 9B B The way of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.B B 10B B There is grievous correction for him that forsaketh the way; And he that hateth reproof shall die.
Pro 15:32B B He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul; But he that hearkeneth to reproof getteth understanding.
Pro 16:22B B Understanding is a well-spring of life unto him that hath it; But the correction of fools is their folly.
Pro 22:15B B Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; But the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Pro 23:13B B Withhold not correction from the child; For if thou beat him with the rod, he will not die.
Pro 29:18-20B B Where there is no vision, the people cast off restraint; But he that keepeth the law, happy is he.B B 19B B A servant will not be corrected by words; For though he understand, he will not give heed.B B 20B B Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? There is more hope of a fool than of him.
Jer 2:28-31B B But where are thy gods that thou hast made thee? let them arise, if they can save thee in the time of thy trouble: for according to the number of thy cities are thy gods, O Judah.B B 29B B Wherefore will ye contend with me? ye all have transgressed against me, saith Jehovah.B B 30B B In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.B B 31B B O generation, see ye the word of Jehovah. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? or a land of thick darkness? wherefore say my people, We are broken loose; we will come no more unto thee? B
Jer 5:2-4B B And though they say, As Jehovah liveth; surely they swear falsely.B B 3B B O Jehovah, do not thine eyes look upon truth? thou hast stricken them, but they were not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.B B 4B B Then I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, nor the law of their God:
Hab 1:4-14B B Therefore the law is slacked, and justice doth never go forth; for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore justice goeth forth perverted.B B 5B B Behold ye among the nations, and look, and wonder marvellously; for I am working a work in your days, which ye will not believe though it be told you.B B 6B B For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, that march through the breadth of the earth, to possess dwelling-places that are not theirs.B B 7B B They are terrible and dreadful; their judgment and their dignity proceed from themselves.B B 8B B Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves; and their horsemen press proudly on: yea, their horsemen come from far; they fly as an eagle that hasteth to devour.B B 9B B They come all of them for violence; the set of their faces is forwards; and they gather captives as the sand.B B 10B B Yea, he scoffeth at kings, and princes are a derision unto him; he derideth every stronghold; for he heapeth up dust, and taketh it.B B 11B B Then shall he sweep by as a wind, and shall pass over, and be guilty, even he whose might is his god.B B 12B B Art not thou from everlasting, O Jehovah my God, my Holy One? we shall not die. O Jehovah, thou hast ordained him for judgment; and thou, O Rock, hast established him for correction.B B 13B B Thou that art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and that canst not look on perverseness, wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy peace when the wicked swalloweth up the man that is more righteous than he;B B 14B B and makest men as the fishes of the sea, as the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?
Zep 3:1-8B B Woe to her that is rebellious and polluted! to the oppressing city!B B 2B B She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in Jehovah; she drew not near to her God.B B 3B B Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave nothing till the morrow.B B 4B B Her prophets are light and treacherous persons; her priests have profaned the sanctuary, they have done violence to the law.B B 5B B Jehovah in the midst of her is righteous; he will not do iniquity; every morning doth he bring his justice to light, he faileth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame.B B 6B B I have cut off nations; their battlements are desolate; I have made their streets waste, so that none passeth by; their cities are destroyed, so that there is no man, so that there is no inhabitant.B B 7B B I said, Only fear thou me; receive correction; so her dwelling shall not be cut off, according to all that I have appointed concerning her: but they rose early and corrupted all their doings.B B 8B B Therefore wait ye for me, saith Jehovah, until the day that I rise up to the prey; for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger; for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.
Lev 26:14-28B B But if ye will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments;B B 15B B and if ye shall reject my statutes, and if your soul abhor mine ordinances, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant;B B 16B B I also will do this unto you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.B B 17B B And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be smitten before your enemies: they that hate you shall rule over you; and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.B B 18B B And if ye will not yet for these things hearken unto me, then I will chastise you seven times more for your sins.B B 19B B And I will break the pride of your power: and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass;B B 20B B and your strength shall be spent in vain; for your land shall not yield its increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruit.B B 21B B And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me, I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins.B B 22B B And I will send the beast of the field among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your ways shall become desolate.B B 23B B And if by these things ye will not be reformed unto me, but will walk contrary unto me;B B 24B B then will I also walk contrary unto you; and I will smite you, even I, seven times for your sins.B B 25B B And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall execute the vengeance of the covenant; and ye shall be gathered together within your cities: and I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.B B 26B B When I break your staff of bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver your bread again by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.B B 27B B And if ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me;B B 28B B then I will walk contrary unto you in wrath; and I also will chastise you seven times for your sins.
Deu 11:26-28B B Behold, I set before you this day a blessing and a curse:B B 27B B the blessing, if ye shall hearken unto the commandments of Jehovah your God, which I command you this day;B B 28B B and the curse, if ye shall not hearken unto the commandments of Jehovah your God, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods, which ye have not known.
Deu 18:18-20B B I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee; and I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.B B 19B B And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will not hearken unto my words which he shall speak in my name, I will require it of him.B B 20B B But the prophet, that shall speak a word presumptuously in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.
Deu 21:18-21B B If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, that will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and, though they chasten him, will not hearken unto them;B B 19B B then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;B B 20B B and they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.B B 21B B And all the men of his city shall stone him to death with stones: so shalt thou put away the evil from the midst of thee; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
Deu 28:15B B But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day, that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee.
Deu 28:62B B And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou didst not hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God.
Jos 1:18B B Whosoever he be that shall rebel against thy commandment, and shall not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death: only be strong and of good courage.
Jdg 20:13B B Now therefore deliver up the men, the base fellows, that are in Gibeah, that we may put them to death, and put away evil from Israel. But Benjamin would not hearken to the voice of their brethren the children of Israel.
1Sa 12:15B B but if ye will not hearken unto the voice of Jehovah, but rebel against the commandment of Jehovah, then will the hand of Jehovah be against you, as it was against your fathers.
Job 36:12B B But if they hearken not, they shall perish by the sword, And they shall die without knowledge.