New Living Translation
Mockers hate to be corrected, so they stay away from the wise.
King James Bible
A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise.
Darby Bible Translation
A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.
World English Bible
A scoffer doesn't love to be reproved; he will not go to the wise.
Young's Literal Translation
A scorner loveth not his reprover, Unto the wise he goeth not.
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LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return. Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt.
So don't bother correcting mockers; they will only hate you. But correct the wise, and they will love you.
A wise child accepts a parent's discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction.
How you hate honest judges! How you despise people who tell the truth!
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