Proverbs 5:12
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New American Standard Bible
And you say, "How I have hated instruction! And my heart spurned reproof!

King James Bible
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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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

More bitter than slavery, poverty, disease, will be the bitterness of self-reproach, the hopeless remorse that worketh death.

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Sinners 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

How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 25.) Differently to be admonished are those who do not understand aright the words of the sacred Law, and those who understand them indeed aright, but speak them not humbly. For those who understand not aright the words of sacred Law are to be admonished to consider that they turn for themselves a most wholesome drought of wine into a cup of poison, and with a medicinal knife inflict on themselves a mortal wound, when they destroy in themselves what was sound by that whereby they ought,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Psalm 50:17
"For you hate discipline, And you cast My words behind you.

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:22
"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:25
And you neglected all my counsel And did not want my reproof;

Proverbs 5:11
And you groan at your final end, When your flesh and your body are consumed;

Proverbs 8:36
"But he who sins against me injures himself; All those who hate me love death."

Proverbs 12:1
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid.

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