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Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Then all his sons and all his daughters arose to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. And he said, "Surely I will go down to Sheol in mourning for my son." So his father wept for him.
But Jacob said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left If harm should befall him on the journey you are taking, then you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow."
and implored Him earnestly, saying, "My little daughter is at the point of death; please come and lay Your hands on her, so that she will get well and live."
"So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.
Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.
From Thematic Bible
The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept. And thus he said as he walked, "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!"
He who keeps the law is a discerning son, But he who is a companion of gluttons humiliates his father.
The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
The proverbs of Solomon A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
A foolish son is a grief to his father And bitterness to her who bore him.
and bring the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat and celebrate; for this son of mine was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.
"When you go from me today, then you will find two men close to Rachel's tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will say to you, 'The donkeys which you went to look for have been found. Now behold, your father has ceased to be concerned about the donkeys and is anxious for you, saying, "What shall I do about my son?"'
And his mother would make him a little robe and bring it to him from year to year when she would come up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.
"If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a varicolored tunic.
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