Poverty and shame come to him who refuses discipline, but he who heeds correction shall be honored.
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover to an obedient ear.
A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.
"I have struck your children in vain. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
O Yahweh, don't your eyes look on truth? You have stricken them, but they were not grieved. You have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than a rock. They have refused to return.
You shall tell them, This is the nation that has not listened to the voice of Yahweh their God, nor received instruction: truth is perished, and is cut off from their mouth.
Woe to her who is rebellious and polluted, the oppressing city! She didn't obey the voice. She didn't receive correction. She didn't trust in Yahweh. She didn't draw near to her God.