Proverbs...on parent-child relationships:


Pr.3:11-12
11 My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father [b] the son he delights in. (NIV)

Pr.10:1
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother. (NIV)

Pr.10:5
He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son. (NIV)

Pr.13:1
A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke. (NIV)

Pr.13:24
He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. (NIV)

Pr.14:26
He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. (NIV)

Pr.15:20
A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. (NIV)

Pr.17:6
Children's children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children. (NIV)

Pr.17:21
To have a fool for a son brings grief; there is no joy for the father of a fool. (NIV)

Pr.19:18
Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death. (NIV)

Pr.19:26-27:
26 He who robs his father and drives out his mother is a son who brings shame and disgrace. 27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. (NIV)

Pr.20:20
If a man curses his father or mother, his lamp will be snuffed out in pitch darkness. (NIV)

Pr.22:6
Train [a] a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. (NIV)

Pr.22:15
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him. (NIV)

Pr.23:13-16:
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. [c] 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. (NIV)

Pr.23:22-25:
22 Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. 23 Buy the truth and do not sell it; get wisdom, discipline and understanding. 24 The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him. 25 May your father and mother be glad; may she who gave you birth rejoice! (NIV)

Pr.27:11
Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt. (NIV)

Pr.29:15
The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother. (NIV)

Pr.29:17
Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul. (NIV)

Pr.31:28
Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also praises her: (NIV)




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