New Living Translation
A wise child accepts a parent's discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction.
King James Bible
A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
Darby Bible Translation
A wise son heareth his father's instruction; but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
World English Bible
A wise son listens to his father's instruction, but a scoffer doesn't listen to rebuke.
Young's Literal Translation
A wise son -- the instruction of a father, And a scorner -- he hath not heard rebuke.
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Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return. Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt.
So don't bother correcting mockers; they will only hate you. But correct the wise, and they will love you.
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise child brings joy to a father; a foolish child brings grief to a mother.
Mockers hate to be corrected, so they stay away from the wise.
Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother.
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