Verses with the word instruction in the Old Testament (32 verses):
Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction,
Seeing thou hatest instruction, and casteth my words behind thee.
To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:
Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.
Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction.
But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.
And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Go and tell the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will ye not receive instruction to hearken to my words? saith the LORD.
So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, an instruction and an astonishment unto the nations that are round about thee, when I shall execute judgments in thee in anger and in fury and in furious rebukes. I the LORD have spoken it.
I said, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive instruction; so their dwelling should not be cut off, howsoever I punished them: but they rose early, and corrupted all their doings.