Proverbs 15:12
Good News Translation
Conceited people do not like to be corrected; they never ask for advice from those who are wiser.

Contemporary English Version
Those who sneer at others don't like to be corrected, and they won't ask help from someone with sense.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A corrupt man loveth not one that reproveth him: nor will he go to the wise.

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A corrupt man loveth not one that reproveth him: nor will he go to the wise.

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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:

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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.

Context
A 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.…
Cross References
Proverbs 9:7
Rebuke not a scorner, lest he hate thee. Rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

Proverbs 9:8
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.

Proverbs 13:1
A wise son heareth the doctrine of his father: but he that is a scorner, heareth not when he is reproved.

Amos 5:10
They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly.

Additional Translations
A 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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