Pais e Filhos
My son, listen to your father’s instruction, and don’t forsake your mother’s teaching;
for they will be a garland to grace your head, and chains around your neck.
You fathers, don’t provoke your children to wrath, but nurture them in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
He who robs his father and drives away his mother is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.
The father of the righteous has great joy. Whoever fathers a wise child delights in him.
Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
Listen to your father who gave you life, and don’t despise your mother when she is old.
If it seems evil to you to serve Yahweh, choose today whom you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve Yahweh.”
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; the glory of children is their parents.
1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
2 “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with a promise:
3 “that it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth.”
Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.
The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.
These words, which I command you today, shall be on your heart;
and you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up.
11 “Which of you fathers, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he won’t give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?
12 Or if he asks for an egg, he won’t give him a scorpion, will he?
13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him?”
But if anyone doesn’t provide for his own, and especially his own household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Fathers, don’t provoke your children, so that they won’t be discouraged.
3 Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward.
4 As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.
5 Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. They won’t be disappointed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.
One who spares the rod hates his son, but one who loves him is careful to discipline him.
Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh.
Children, obey your parents in all things, for this pleases the Lord.
It is for discipline that you endure. God deals with you as with children, for what son is there whom his father doesn’t discipline?
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety toward their own family and to repay their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.