Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



He who corrects a scoffer gains abuse for himself, and he who rebukes the wicked {gets hurt}. Do not rebuke a scoffer, lest he hate you; rebuke the wise and he will love you. Give to a wise one and he will become more wise; {teach} a righteous one and he will increase learning. read more.
The start of wisdom is fear of Yahweh, and knowledge of the Holy One, insight.

With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.


An intelligent {mind} will acquire knowledge, and the ear of the wise will seek knowledge.

With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.


A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools.

Then all the men of his city shall stone him with stones and let him die; and so you shall purge the evil from your midst, and all of Israel will hear, and they will fear.


With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.

" 'But if you do not listen to me and you do not carry out all these commands, and if you reject my statutes and if your inner self abhors my regulations, to not carry out all my commands [by] your breaking my covenant, I {in turn} will do this to you: then I will summon onto you horror, the wasting disease, and the fever that wastes eyes and that drains away life; and you shall sow your seed {in vain}, and your enemies shall eat it. read more.
And I will set my face against you, and you shall be defeated {before} your enemies; and your haters shall rule over you, and you shall flee away, but there shall not be {anybody who is pursuing} you. " 'And if in spite of these [things] you do not listen to me, then I will continue to discipline you seven times for your sins. And I will break the pride of your strength; and I will make your heaven like iron and your land like copper. And your strength shall be consumed {in vain}; and your land shall not give its produce, and the land's trees shall not give their fruit. " 'And if you go against me [in] hostility and you are not willing to listen to me, then I will add a plague onto you seven times according to your sins. And I will send {wild animals} out among you, and they shall make you childless, and they shall cut down your domestic animals, and they shall make you fewer; and your roads shall be desolate. " 'And if you do not accept correction from me through these [things], but you go against me [in] hostility, then I myself will also go against you in hostility, and I myself also will strike you seven times for your sins. And I will bring upon you a sword that seeks vengeance [for the] covenant, and you shall be gathered to your cities; and I will send a plague in your midst, and you shall be given into [the] hand of an enemy. At my breaking [the] {supply} of bread for you, then ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall return your bread by weight; and you shall eat [it], and you shall not be satisfied. " 'And if through this you do not listen to me and you go against me in hostility, then I will go against you in hostile anger, and also I myself will discipline you seven times for your sins. And you shall eat the flesh of your sons; and the flesh of your daughters you shall eat. And I will destroy your high places, and I will cut down your incense altars, and I will place your corpses on your idols' corpses; and my inner self shall abhor you. And I will lay your cities [in] ruins, and I will lay waste your sanctuaries; and I shall not smell your [sacrifices'] appeasing fragrance. And I myself will lay waste the land, and your enemies who are living in it shall be appalled over it. And I will scatter you among the nations, and I will draw a sword behind you; and your land shall be a desolation, and your cities shall be a ruin. Then the land shall enjoy its Sabbaths all the days of its lying desolate, and you [shall be] in the land of your enemies; then the land shall rest, and it shall enjoy its Sabbaths. All the days of its lying desolate it shall rest [for the time] that it had not rested during your Sabbaths while you were living on it. As for the ones who remain among you, I will bring fearfulness in their hearts in the land of their enemies; and a sound of a windblown leaf shall pursue them, and they shall flee [like] flight {before} a sword, and they shall fall, but there shall not be a pursuer. And they shall stumble over {one another} as {from before} a sword, but there shall not be a pursuer; and {you shall have no resistance} {before} your enemies. And you shall perish among the nations, and the land of your enemies shall eat you. And because of their guilt, the ones among you who remain shall decay in the land of their enemies; and also because of the iniquities of their ancestors, they shall decay with them.

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.

"There shall be for you no other gods before me. "You shall not make for yourself a divine image [with] any form that [is] in the heavens above or that [is] in the earth below or that [is] in the water below the earth. You will not bow down to them, and you will not serve them, because I [am] Yahweh your God, a jealous God, punishing [the] guilt of [the] parents on the children on [the] third and on [the] fourth [generations] of those hating me,

And you shall stone him with stones and let him die, for he tried to seduce you from Yahweh your God, the [one] bringing you from [the] land of Egypt, from the house of slavery. And all [of] Israel shall hear, and they shall fear, and {they shall not continue to act} according to this evil thing in your midst.

And all the people will hear and will be afraid, and they will not behave presumptuously again.

{And the rest} shall hear and shall fear, and {they shall not continue to do such a thing again} as this evil thing in your midst.


With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.


With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.


With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.


The simple will believe every word, but the clever will consider his step.


"{How long}, O simple ones, will you love simplicity? And [how long] will scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?

Yahweh watches over [the] simple. I was brought low, but he gave me victory.


[When] the clever sees danger, he hides; the simple go on [and] suffer.

With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.

[It is] time for Yahweh to act, [for] they have broken your law. Therefore I love your commands more than gold, even fine gold. Therefore all [your] precepts of everything I regard as right; I hate every false way. read more.
Your testimonies [are] miracles, therefore my soul keeps them. The unfolding of your words gives light, giving understanding to [the] simple.


With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.