He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.
1 Timothy 4:12-14
Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.
But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.
Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit:
Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.