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Conceited people do not like to be corrected; they never ask for advice from those who are wiser.
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A corrupt man loveth not one that reproveth him: nor will he go to the wise.
Proverbs 15:10 Instruction is grievous to him that forsaketh the way of life: he that hateth reproof shall die.
Proverbs 9:7,8 Rebuke not a scorner, lest he hate thee. Rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee. . . .
Amos 5:10 They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly.
John 3:18-21 He that believeth in him is not judged. But he that doth not believe is already judged: because he believeth not in the name of the only begotten Son of God. . . .
John 7:7 The world cannot hate you: but me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil,
2 Timothy 4:3 For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine but, according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers having itching ears:
2 Chronicles 18:7 And the king of Israel said to Josaphat: There is one man, of whom we may ask the will of the Lord: but I hate him, for he never prophesieth good to me, but always evil: and it is Micheas the son of Jemla. And Josaphat said: Speak not thus, O king.
Job 21:14 Who have said to God: Depart from us, we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.
ContextA Gentle Answer Turns Away Wrath
…11Hell and destruction are before the Lord: how much more the hearts of the children of men? 12A corrupt man loveth not one that reproveth him: nor will he go to the wise.13A glad heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by grief of mind the spirit is cast down.…
Rebuke not a scorner, lest he hate thee. Rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
Give an occasion to a wise man, and wisdom shall be added to him. Teach a just man, and he shall make haste to receive it.
A wise son heareth the doctrine of his father: but he that is a scorner, heareth not when he is reproved.
They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly.
Additional TranslationsA mocker does not love to be reproved, nor will he consult the wise.A scorner loves not one that reproves him: neither will he go to the wise.
A scoffer loveth not to be reproved; He will not go unto the wise.
An uninstructed person will not love those that reprove him; neither will he associate with the wise.
A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.
A scorner loveth not to be reproved: he will not go unto the wise.
A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go to the wise.
A scoffer doesn't love to be reproved; he will not go to the wise.
A scorner loveth not his reprover, Unto the wise he goeth not.
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