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Old Testament
→ Proverbs → Paternal admonition against doing evil (Prov. 1:1-19)
→ Prov. 1:5: Audiens sapiens sapientior erit, et intelligens gubernacula possidebit (A wise man shall hear and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth, shall possess governments)
→ Prov. 1:7: Timor Domini principium sapientiae; sapientiam atque doctrinam stulti despiciunt (The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Fools despise wisdom and instruction)
→ Prov. 1:8 Audi, fili mi, disciplinam patris tui, et ne dimittas legem matris tuae (Hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother)
→ Prov. 1:10-12: Fili mi, si te lactaverint peccatores, ne acquiescas eis ... ((My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them ...)
→ Prov. 1:13-15 (continuation of the enticements) omnem pretiosam substantiam reperiemus, implebimus domos nostras spoliis (We shall find all precious substance,we shall fill our houses with spoils)
→ Prov. 1:16-17: Pedes enim illorum ad malum currunt ...Frustra autem jacitur rete ante oculos pennatorum (For their feet run to evil ...But a net is spread in vain before ... that have wings)
→ Prov. 1:18: Ipsi quoque contra sanguinem suum insidiantur (And they themselves lie in wait for their own blood)