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Proverbs 12: 1-4 Self-Respect means
[Proverbs 12:1] Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge,
But he who hates correction is stupid.
instruction: in Hebrew "musar" also renderable as "reproof".
stupid" in Hebrew "baer" which may be understandable as "willfully ignorant".
[Proverbs 12:2] A good man obtains favor from the Lord,
But a man of wicked intentions He will condemn.
God will help those who are good.
will condemn. Hebrew "yaRshia" i.e. shall be found guilty.
[Proverbs 12:3] A man is not established by wickedness,
But the root of the righteous cannot be moved.
[Proverbs 12:4] An excellent wife is the crown of her husband,
But she who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones.
Women should honor their husbands. They should also conduct themselves in such a way as brings respect to their families.
At the least they should not do the opposite.
TO BE CONTINUED!
All truth passes through three
stages: First it is ridiculed.|
Second, it is violently opposed.
Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860).
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