Also, to punish the just is not good, nor to flog princes for their integrity.
And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.
Smite a scoffer, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
A reproof enters more into a wise man than a hundred stripes into a fool.
Judgments are prepared for scoffers and stripes for the back of fools.
Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with a rod, he shall not die.
You shall beat him with the rod, and shall deliver his soul from sheol.