New International Version
A rebuke impresses a discerning person more than a hundred lashes a fool.
King James Bible
A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.
Darby Bible Translation
A reproof entereth more deeply into him that hath understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.
World English Bible
A rebuke enters deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred lashes into a fool.
Young's Literal Translation
Rebuke cometh down on the intelligent More than a hundred stripes on a fool.
Proverbs 17:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A reproof entereth more - Though the rod, judiciously applied, is a great instrument of knowledge, yet it is of no use where incurable dulness or want of intellect, prevails. Besides, there are generous dispositions on which counsel will work more than stripes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
or a reproof aweth more a wise man than to strike a fool an hundred times.
LibraryApril 8. "A Merry Heart Doeth Good Like a Medicine" (Prov. xvii. 22).
"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine" (Prov. xvii. 22). King Solomon left among his wise sayings a prescription for sick and sad hearts, and it is one that we can safely take. "A merry heart doeth good like a medicine." Joy is the great restorer and healer. Gladness of spirit will bring health to the bones and vitality to the nerves when all other tonics fail, and all other sedatives cease to quiet. Sick one, begin to rejoice in the Lord, and your bones will flourish like an herb, and your cheeks …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
An Analysis of Augustin's Writings against the Donatists.
An Exhortation to Peace and Unity
Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
Evildoers foster rebellion against God; the messenger of death will be sent against them.
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