13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning,(A)
    but a rod is for the back of one who has no sense.(B)

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29 Penalties are prepared for mockers,
    and beatings for the backs of fools.(A)

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47 “The servant who knows the master’s will and does not get ready or does not do what the master wants will be beaten with many blows.(A) 48 But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows.(B) From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.

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