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And spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke: my father also chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

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The counsel

2 Chronicles 22:4
Wherefore he did the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, like the house of Ahab, - for, they, became his counselors, after the death of his father, to his destruction.
Esther 1:16
Then said Memucan before the king and the rulers, Not against the king alone, hath Vashti the queen acted perversely, - but against all the rulers, and against all the peoples, who are in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus.
Esther 2:2
Then said the young men of the king, who waited upon him, - Let them seek out for the king young virgins, of pleasing appearance;
Proverbs 12:5
The plans of the righteous, are just, but, the counsels of the lawless, are deceitful.
Isaiah 19:11
Surely, foolish, are the princes of Zoan, the wisest counsellors of Pharaoh, in counsel are brutish, - How can ye say unto Pharaoh, Son of the wise, am I Son of the kings of olden time?
Daniel 6:7
All the ministers of the kingdom, the nobles and satraps, the near friends and the pashas, have consulted together, to establish a royal statute, and to confirm an interdict, - That, whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man, for thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions.

My father made

1 Kings 12:10
Then spake unto him the young men who had grown up with him, saying, Thus, shalt thou say to this people that have spoken unto thee, saying - Thy father, made our yoke heavy, thou, therefore lighten it upon us, Thus, shalt thou speak unto them, My little finger, is thicker than my father's loins;
Proverbs 13:10
Only by pride, doth one cause contention, but, with the well-advised, is wisdom.
Proverbs 16:18
Before grievous injury, pride! and, before a fall, haughtiness of spirit!
Proverbs 17:14
A letting forth of water, is the beginning of strife, therefore, before it breaketh out, abandon, contention.
Ecclesiastes 7:8
Better the latter end of a thing, than the beginning thereof, - Better a patient spirit, than a haughty spirit.
James 3:14
But, if, bitter jealousy, ye have, and rivalry, in your hearts; be not boasting and showing yourselves false against the truth!
James 4:1
Whence wars and whence fightings among you? are they not from hence - due to your pleasures which are taking the field in your members?

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Proverbs 26:4
Do not answer a dullard, according to his folly, lest, even thou thyself, become like him;