King James Version
And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
Darby Bible Translation
and thou say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof!
World English Bible
and say, "How I have hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
Young's Literal Translation
And hast said, 'How have I hated instruction, And reproof hath my heart despised,
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LibrarySinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
The Right Understanding of the Law
Second Great Group of Parables.
Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest my words behind thee.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:
And thou mourn at the last, when thy flesh and thy body are consumed,
But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.
Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
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