Pro 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
Pro 29:16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.
Pro 29:17 Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
Pro 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
Pro 29:19 A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
Pro 29:20 Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Pro 29:21 He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
Let’s not be hasty! Treebeard from Lord of the Rings certainly had that going for him. He probably didn’t sin as much as we do since he didn’t talk as much and certainly thought through his words. Not very contentious, that Treebeard.