Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Don't speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.
He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.
Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, who were of those who spied out the land, tore their clothes:
1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Yahweh, Micaiah the son of Imlah; but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil." Jehoshaphat said, "Don't let the king say so."
"Don't give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."
For concerning those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
but Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias, his brother's wife, and for all the evil things which Herod had done,