Proverbs 22:10
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English Standard Version
Drive out a scoffer, and strife will go out, and quarreling and abuse will cease.

King James Bible
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.

American Standard Version
Cast out the scoffer, and contention will go out; Yea, strife and ignominy will cease.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Cast out the scoffer, and contention shall go out with him, and quarrels and reproaches shall cease.

English Revised Version
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and ignominy shall cease.

Webster's Bible Translation
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall end; yes, strife and reproach shall cease.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

4 The reward of humility is the fear of Jahve,

   Is riches, and honour, and life.

As ענוה־צדק, Psalm 45:5, is understood of the two virtues, meekness and righteousness, so here the three Gttingen divines (Ewald, Bertheau, and Elster), as also Dunasch, see in 'ענוה יראת ה an asyndeton; the poet would then have omitted vav, because instead of the copulative connection he preferred the appositional (Schultens: praemium mansuetudinis quae est reverentia Jehovae) or the permutative (the reward of humility; more accurately expressed: the fear of God). It is in favour of this interpretation that the verse following (Proverbs 22:5) also shows an asyndeton. Luther otherwise: where one abides in the fear of the Lord; and Oetinger: the reward of humility, endurance, calmness in the fear of the Lord, is...; Fleischer also interprets 'יראת ה as Proverbs 21:4, חטאת (lucerna impiroum vitiosa), as the accus. of the nearer definition. But then is the nearest-lying construction: the reward of humility is the fear of God, as all old interpreters understand 4a (e.g., Symmachus, ὕστερον πραΰ́τητος φόβος κυρίου), a thought so incomprehensible, that one must adopt one or other of these expedients? On the one side, we may indeed say that the fear of God brings humility with it; but, on the other hand, it is just as conformable to experience that the fear of God is a consequence of humility; for actually to subordinate oneself to God, and to give honour to Him alone, one must have broken his self-will, and come to the knowledge of himself in his dependence, nothingness, and sin; and one consequence by which humility is rewarded, may be called the fear of God, because it is the root of all wisdom, or as is here said (cf. Proverbs 3:16; Proverbs 8:18), because riches, and honour, and life are in its train. Thus 4a is a concluded sentence, which in 4b is so continued, that from 4a the predicate is to be continued: the reward of humility is the fear of God; it is at the same time riches... Hitzig conjectures 'ראוּת ה, the beholding Jahve; but the visio Dei (beatifica) is not a dogmatic idea thus expressed in the O.T. עקב denotes what follows a thing, from עקב, to tread on the heels (Fleischer); for עקב (Arab. 'aḳib) is the heels, as the incurvation of the foot; and עקב, the consequence (cf. Arab. 'aḳb, 'ukb, posteritas), is mediated through the v. denom. עקב, to tread on the heels, to follow on the heels (cf. denominatives, such as Arab. batn, zahr, 'ân, עין, to strike the body, the back, the eye).

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Proverbs 21:24 Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who deals in proud wrath.

Proverbs 26:20,21 Where no wood is, there the fire goes out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases...

Genesis 21:9,10 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had born to Abraham, mocking...

Nehemiah 4:1-3 But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews...

Nehemiah 13:28 And one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, was son in law to Sanballat the Horonite...

Psalm 101:5 Whoever privately slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that has an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.

Matthew 18:17 And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it to the church: but if he neglect to hear the church...

1 Corinthians 5:5,6,13 To deliver such an one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus...

Cross References
Genesis 21:9
But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, laughing.

Genesis 21:10
So she said to Abraham, "Cast out this slave woman with her son, for the son of this slave woman shall not be heir with my son Isaac."

Proverbs 18:6
A fool's lips walk into a fight, and his mouth invites a beating.

Proverbs 26:20
For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, quarreling ceases.

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