Proverbs 21:11
When a mocker is punished, the simple gain wisdom; and when a wise man is instructed, he acquires knowledge.
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the scorner

Proverbs 19:25
Strike a mocker, and the simple will beware; rebuke the discerning man, and he will gain knowledge.

Numbers 16:34
At their cries, all the people of Israel who were around them fled, saying, "The earth may swallow us too!"

Deuteronomy 13:11
Then all Israel will hear and be afraid, and will never again do such a wicked thing among you.

Deuteronomy 21:21
Then all the men of his city will stone him to death. You must purge the evil from among you, and all Israel will hear and be afraid.

Psalm 64:7-9
But God will shoot them with arrows; suddenly they will be wounded. . . .

Acts 5:5, 11-14
On hearing these words, Ananias fell down and died. And great fear came over all who heard what had happened. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:6-11
These things took place as examples to keep us from craving evil things as they did. . . .

Hebrews 2:1-3
We must pay closer attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. . . .

Hebrews 10:28, 29
Anyone who rejected the Law of Moses died without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. . . .

Revelation 11:13
And in that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city collapsed. Seven thousand were killed in the quake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

when the wise

Proverbs 1:5
let the wise listen and gain instruction, and the discerning acquire wise counsel--

Proverbs 9:9
Instruct a wise man, and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man, and he will increase his learning.

Proverbs 15:14
A discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.

Proverbs 18:1, 15
He who isolates himself pursues selfish desires; he rebels against all sound judgment. . . .

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When the scoffer is punished, the naive becomes wise; But when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

King James Bible
When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When a mocker is punished, the inexperienced become wiser; when one teaches a wise man, he acquires knowledge.

International Standard Version
When a mocker is punished, the fool gains wisdom; but when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

NET Bible
When a scorner is punished, the naive becomes wise; when a wise person is instructed, he gains knowledge.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
By the injury of the evil the child is made wise, and by his reflection the wise receives knowledge.
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