11 Do not despise the Lord’s instruction, my son,
and do not loathe His discipline;(A)

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A fool despises his father’s discipline,
but a person who accepts correction is sensible.(A)

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31 One who[a] listens to life-giving rebukes(A)
will be at home among the wise.

32 Anyone who ignores discipline despises himself,(B)
but whoever listens to correction acquires good sense.[b](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 15:31 Lit An ear that
  2. Proverbs 15:32 Lit acquires a heart

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