Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let the righteous smite me, it is kindness; and let him reprove me, it is an excellent oil which my head shall not refuse: for yet my prayer also is for them in their calamities.
Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee; reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.
Whoso despiseth the word shall be held by it; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
The ear that heareth the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.
A reproof entereth more deeply into him that hath understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are profuse.
I rebuke and discipline as many as I love; be zealous therefore and repent.
They that sit in the gate talk of me, and I am the song of the drunkards.
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.