A wise son heeds his father's instruction,
a But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Therefore hear the word of the LORD, you scornful men, Who rule this people who are in Jerusalem.
Because you have said, "We have made a covenant with death, And with Sheol we are in agreement. When the overflowing scourge passes through, It will not come to us, For we have made lies our refuge, And under falsehood we have hidden ourselves.