New American Standard Bible
A scoffer does not love one who reproves him, He will not go to the wise.
King James Bible
A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise.
Darby Bible Translation
A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.
World English Bible
A scoffer doesn't love to be reproved; he will not go to the wise.
Young's Literal Translation
A scorner loveth not his reprover, Unto the wise he goeth not.
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LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
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," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.
Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you.
A wise son accepts his father's discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
They hate him who reproves in the gate, And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.
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