A wise son listens to his father's instruction, but a scoffer doesn't listen to rebuke.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
A wise son makes a father glad, but a foolish man despises his mother.
He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.
If one man sin against another, God shall judge him; but if a man sin against Yahweh, who shall entreat for him?" Notwithstanding, they didn't listen to the voice of their father, because Yahweh was minded to kill them.
Listen, sons, to a father's instruction. Pay attention and know understanding;
My son, attend to my words. Turn your ear to my sayings.
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and doesn't find it, but knowledge comes easily to a discerning person.
Therefore hear the word of Yahweh, you scoffers, that rule this people in Jerusalem: