1) “My son, give attention
to my wisdom, incline your ear to my
understanding; that you may observe discretion, and your lips may
reserve knowledge” (Proverbs 5:2).
2) “My son, give attention
to my words; incline your ear to my
sayings . . . Put away from you a deceitful mouth, and put
devious lips far from you” (Proverbs 4:20 and 24).
3) “My son, if your heart
is wise, my own heart also will be glad; and my
inmost being will rejoice, when your lips speak what is right” (Proverbs
4) “There is a kind of
man who curses his father, and does not bless his
mother” (Proverbs 30:11).
5) “He who curses his
father or his mother, his lamp will go out in time
of darkness” (Proverbs 20:20).
6) “The eye that mocks
a father. and scorns a mother, the ravens of the
valley will pick it out, and the young eagles will eat it” (Proverbs 30:17).
7) “And he who curses
his father or his mother shall surely be put to
death” (Proverbs 21:17).