Proverbs 14:9
Good News Translation
Foolish people don't care if they sin, but good people want to be forgiven.

Contemporary English Version
Fools don't care if they are wrong, but God is pleased when people do right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A fool will laugh at sin, but among the just grace shall abide.

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A fool will laugh at sin, but among the just grace shall abide.

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Proverbs 1:22 Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words.

Proverbs 10:23 That which the wicked feareth, shall come upon him: to the just their desire shall be given.

Proverbs 26:18,19 As he is guilty that shooteth arrows, and lances unto death. . . .

Proverbs 30:20 Such also is the way of an adulterous woman, who eateth and wipeth her mouth, and saith: I have done no evil.

Job 15:16 How much more is man abominable, and unprofitable, who drinketh iniquity like water?

Job 34:7-9 What man is there like Job, who drinketh up scorning like water? . . .

Jude 1:18 Who told you that in the last time there should come mockers, walking according to their own desires in ungodlinesses.

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Proverbs 3:4 Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence.

Proverbs 8:35 But he that shall sin against me shall hurt his own soul. All that hate me love death.

Proverbs 12:2 Man shall not be strengthened by wickedness: and the root of the just shall not be moved.

Proverbs 13:15 Good instruction shall give grace: in the way of scorners is a deep pit.

Romans 14:17,18 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink: but justice and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost. . . .

Context
The Wise Woman
8The wisdom of a discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth. 9A fool will laugh at sin, but among the just grace shall abide.10The heart that knoweth the bitterness of his own soul, in his joy the stranger shall not intermeddle.…
Cross References
Leviticus 5:7
But if he be not able to offer a beast, let him offer two turtles, or two young pigeons to the Lord, one for sin, and the other for a holocaust,

Proverbs 3:34
The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.

Proverbs 11:20
Hand in hand the evil man shall not be innocent: but the seed of the just shall be saved.

Additional Translations
Fools mock the making of amends, but goodwill is found among the upright.Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favor.

A trespass-offering mocketh fools; But among the upright there is good will.

The houses of transgressors will need purification; but the houses of the just are acceptable.

Fools make a mock at trespass; but for the upright there is favour.

The foolish make a mock at guilt: but among the upright there is good will.

Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favor.

Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.

Fools mock at a guilt-offering, And among the upright -- a pleasing thing.
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