Pais e Filhos
Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and cast not off the teaching of thy mother;
For a wreath of grace are they unto thy head, and chains for thy throat.
He that plundereth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that bringeth shame and dishonor.
The father of the righteous will be greatly glad, and he that begetteth a wise child will have joy through him.
Train up the lad in accordance with his course: even when he groweth old, will he not depart from it.
Hearken unto thy father that hath begotten thee, and despise not thy mother although she be old.
And if it be displeasing in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom ye will serve: whether the gods which your fathers that were on the other side of the river served, or the gods of the Emorites, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.
Fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall children be put to death for the fathers: for his own sin shall every man be put to death.
The crown of old men are childrens children; and the ornament of children are their fathers.
Whoso curseth his father or his motherhis lamp shall be quenched in obscure darkness.
Honor thy father and thy mother; in order that thy days may be prolonged upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
The rod and reproof impart wisdom; but a lad abandoned to himself bringeth shame on his mother.
And these words which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart:
And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and thou shalt speak of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
3 Lo, children are an inheritance from the Lord: a reward is the fruit of the body.
4 Like arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.
5 Happy is the man that hath his quiver filled with them: they shall not be put to shame, when they do speak with the enemies in the gate.
He that withholdeth his rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him chastiseth him betimes.
Therefore doth a man leave his father and his mother, and cleave unto his wife, and they become one flesh.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth his father to rejoice; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.