Pr 19:26 He who does violence to his father and chases away his mother is a son who brings shame and reproach.
Pr 19:26)3The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the Lord tests hearts. (
1Ch 29:17 I know, my God, that you test the heart and have pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart I have freely offered all these things, and now I have seen your people, who are present here, offering freely and joyously to you.
Pr 16:28 A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.
Pr 16:28)10A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred blows into a fool.11An evil man seeks only rebellion, and a cruel messenger will be sent against him. (
1Ki 2:29 And when it was told King Solomon, “Joab has fled to the tent of the Lord, and behold, he is beside the altar,” Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, saying, “Go, strike him down.”
1Ki 2:29)12Let a man meet a she-bear robbed of her cubs rather than a fool in his folly. (
2Sa 17:8 Hushai said, “You know that your father and his men are mighty men, and that they are enraged,* like a bear robbed of her cubs in the field. Besides, your father is expert in war; he will not spend the night with the people.
Mic 3:11 Its heads give judgment for a bribe; its priests teach for a price; its prophets practice divination for money; yet they lean on the Lord and say, “Is not the Lord in the midst of us? No disaster shall come upon us.”