New Living Translation
Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return. Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt.
King James Bible
He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.
Darby Bible Translation
He that instructeth a scorner getteth to himself shame; and he that reproveth a wicked man getteth to himself a blot.
World English Bible
He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.
Young's Literal Translation
The instructor of a scorner Is receiving for it -- shame, And a reprover of the wicked -- his blemish.
Proverbs 9:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:7 A former - He shews whom he meant by the foolish, ver.6, even scorners and wicked men, and presses his last advice of forsaking them because there was no good, but hurt to be got from them.
LibraryAn Analysis of Augustin's Writings against the Donatists.
The object of this chapter is to present a rudimentary outline and summary of all that Augustin penned or spoke against those traditional North African Christians whom he was pleased to regard as schismatics. It will be arranged, so far as may be, in chronological order, following the dates suggested by the Benedictine edition. The necessary brevity precludes anything but a very meagre treatment of so considerable a theme. The writer takes no responsibility for the ecclesiological tenets of the …
St. Augustine—writings in connection with the donatist controversy.
The Gospel Feast
"But consider the joy of those corrected by God! Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin.
A wise child accepts a parent's discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction.
Don't waste your breath on fools, for they will despise the wisest advice.
But the people were silent and did not utter a word because Hezekiah had commanded them, "Do not answer him."
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