Let a righteous man smite me - a lovingkindness, that he should correct me, an oil for the head which let not my head refuse! For, yet, even my prayer, shall be in their calamities.
The scoffer, thou shalt smite, and, the simple, will beware, but correct a man of intelligence - he will understand teaching.
A ring of gold, and a vessel of precious metal, is a wise reprover, on a hearing ear.
Brethren! if a man should even be overtaken in any fault, ye, the spiritual, be restoring such a one, in a spirit of meekness, looking to thyself, lest, even thou, be put to the test.
then shall this not become to thee a staggering and stumbling of heart, unto my lord - that thou didst either shed blood without need, or that the hand of my lord saved himself. And, when Yahweh hath dealt well with my lord, then remember thou thy handmaid.
Then said Nathan unto David: Thou, art the man! Thus, saith Yahweh, God of Israel - I, anointed thee to be king over Israel, and, I, delivered thee out of the hand of Saul;
And, at that time, came Hanani the seer, unto Asa the king of Judah, - and said unto him, Because thou hast leaned upon the king of Syria, and hast not leaned upon Yahweh thy God, for this cause, hath the force of the king of Syria escaped out of thy hand.
And it came to pass, as he spake unto him, that he said to him, To be, counselor to the king, have we appointed thee? forbear thou, wherefore should they smite thee? So the prophet forbare, and said - I know that God hath determined to destroy thee, because thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my counsel.
Thou spreadest before me a table, in face of mine adversaries, Thou hast anointed, with oil, my head, My cup, hath run over.
Do good, O Yahweh, unto such as are good, even unto such as are upright in their hearts.
For, a lamp, is the commandment, and, the instruction, a light, and, the way of life, are the reproofs of correction:
Do not reprove a scoffer, lest he hate thee, Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.
A foolish son , spurneth the correction of his father, but, he that heedeth a reproof, sheweth prudence.
Plans, are frustrated, for lack of consultation, but, by the multitude of counsellors, shall counsel, be established.
Better is a rebuke that is open, than love carefully concealed.
Better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for any man to hear the song of dullards,
But, I, say unto you, Be loving your enemies, and praying for them who are persecuting you:
But, when Cephas came unto Antioch, to the face, even , him, I resisted, because he stood condemned;
The Lord grant mercy unto the house, of Onesiphorus, in that, ofttimes, hath he refreshed me, and, as regardeth my chain, hath not been put to shame,
Sick, is any among you? Let him call unto him the elders of the assembly, and let them pray for him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; -