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More on Proverbs 22:6

Proverbs 22:6 featured in a post a while back , and here are just a few more thoughts about the verse for today.

Proverbs 22:6 is one of those verses that seems very clearly to mean one thing and one thing only, but actually has a whole host of interpretations that different folks have come up with over the years (and decades, and centuries). Here are the primary options that I remember from a class I once took on the Poetic Books--which one do you tend to gravitate towards?
  • If children are trained as they should be, they will turn out right.
  • Children should be trained differently, each according to his or her own needs.
  • Children will follow whatever training they receive, good or bad.
  • The verse refers primarily to academic training.


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今週初めて黒澤明の『隠し砦の三悪人』という映画を見ました。この三悪人とは、だれですか? 三船敏郎が演じる真壁六郎太(まかべろくたろう)と二人の百姓です。この3人の登場人物の関係はとても面白くて、全ての人間の弱さも愛される性質も示します。