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A warning given by an experienced person to someone willing to listen is more valuable than gold rings or jewelry made of the finest gold.
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As an earring of gold and a bright pearl, so is he that reproveth the wise, and the obedient ear.
Job 42:11 And all his brethren came to him, and all his sisters, and all that knew him before, and they ate bread with him in his house: and bemoaned him, and comforted him upon all the evil that God had brought upon him. And every man gave him one ewe, and one earring of gold.
Proverbs 1:8,9 That grace may be added to thy head, and a chain of gold to thy neck. . . .
Proverbs 9:8 Give an occasion to a wise man, and wisdom shall be added to him. Teach a just man, and he shall make haste to receive it.
Proverbs 15:5,31,32 A fool laugheth at the instruction of his father: but he that regardeth reproofs shall become prudent. In abundant justice there is the greatest strength: but the devices of the wicked shall be rooted out. . . .
Proverbs 27:5,6 Open rebuke is better than hidden love. . . .
1 Samuel 25:31-34 This shall not be an occasion of grief to thee, and a scruple of heart to my lord, that thou hast shed innocent blood, or hast revenged thyself: and when the Lord shall have done well by my lord, thou shalt remember thy handmaid. . . .
Psalm 141:5 The just man shall correct me in mercy, and shall reprove me: but let not the oil of the sinner fatten my head. For my prayer shall still be against the things with which they are well pleased:
ContextMore Proverbs of Solomon
…11To speak a word in due time, is like apples of gold on beds of silver. 12As an earring of gold and a bright pearl, so is he that reproveth the wise, and the obedient ear.13As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to him that sent him, for he refresheth his soul.…
A good man out of a good treasure bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of an evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
And Aaron said to them: Take the golden earrings from the ears of your wives, and your sons and daughters, and bring them to me.
Both men and women gave bracelets and earrings, rings and tablets: every vessel of gold was set aside to be offered to the Lord.
2 Samuel 1:24
Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you with scarlet in delights, who gave ornaments of gold for your attire.
Gold or crystal cannot equal it, neither shall any vessels of gold be changed for it.
The just man shall correct me in mercy, and shall reprove me: but let not the oil of the sinner fatten my head. For my prayer shall still be against the things with which they are well pleased:
The ear that heareth the reproofs of life, shall abide in the midst of the wise.
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the Lord hath made them both.
It is better to be rebuked by a wise man, than to be deceived by the flattery of fools.
And I put a jewel upon thy forehead and earrings in thy ears, and a beautiful crown upon thy head.
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