King James Version
He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul; but he that heareth reproof getteth sense.
World English Bible
He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who listens to reproof gets understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is refusing instruction is despising his soul, And whoso is hearing reproof Is getting understanding.
Proverbs 15:32 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
instruction: or, correction
heareth: or, obeyeth
getteth...: Heb. possesseth an heart
He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.Proverbs 15:32 Parallel Commentaries
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We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
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The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.
But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.
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.
The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
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