Pais e Filhos
My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:
For they shall be an ornament of grace unto your head, and chains about your neck.
And, all of you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
He that wastes his father, and chases away his mother, is a son that causes shame, and brings reproach.
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that bring forths a wise child shall have joy of him.
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Hearken unto your father that brings forth you, and despise not your mother when she is old.
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom all of you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land all of you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.
Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
2 Honour your father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;
3 That it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth.
Whoso curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
Honour your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you.
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.
And these words, which I command you this day, shall be in yours heart:
And you shall teach them diligently unto your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in yours house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up.
11 If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?
12 Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?
13 If all of you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit (o. pneuma) to them that ask him?
But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
3 Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
4 As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.
5 Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him early.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
If all of you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chastens not?
But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to show piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.