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An intelligent person learns more from one rebuke than a fool learns from being beaten a hundred times.
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A reproof availeth more with a wise man, than a hundred stripes with a fool.
Proverbs 9:8,9 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.
Proverbs 15:5 A fool laugheth at the instruction of his father: but he that regardeth reproofs shall become prudent. In abundant justice there is the greatest strength: but the devices of the wicked shall be rooted out.
Proverbs 19:25 The wicked man being scourged, the fool shall be wiser: but if thou rebuke a wise man, he will understand discipline.
Proverbs 27:22 Though thou shouldst bray a fool in the mortar, as when a pestle striketh upon sodden barley, his folly would not be taken from him.
Proverbs 29:19 A slave will not be corrected by words: because he understandeth what thou sayest, and will not answer.
Psalm 141:5 The just man shall correct me in mercy, and shall reprove me: but let not the oil of the sinner fatten my head. For my prayer shall still be against the things with which they are well pleased:
Revelation 3:19 Such as I love, I rebuke and chastise. Be zealous therefore and do penance.
ContextBetter a Dry Morsel in Quietness
…9He that concealeth a transgression, seeketh friendships: he that repeateth it again, separateth friends. 10A reproof availeth more with a wise man, than a hundred stripes with a fool.11An evil man always seeketh quarrels: but a cruel angel shall be sent against him.…
Additional TranslationsA rebuke affects a man of discernment more than a hundred lashes to a fool.A reproof enters more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.
A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding Than a hundred stripes into a fool.
A threat breaks down the heart of a wise man; but a fool, though scourged, understands not.
A reproof entereth more deeply into him that hath understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.
A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding than an hundred stripes into a fool.
A reproof entereth more into a wise man than a hundred stripes into a fool.
A rebuke enters deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred lashes into a fool.
Rebuke cometh down on the intelligent More than a hundred stripes on a fool.
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