New Living Translation
A single rebuke does more for a person of understanding than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool.
King James Bible
A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.
Darby Bible Translation
A reproof entereth more deeply into him that hath understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.
World English Bible
A rebuke enters deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred lashes into a fool.
Young's Literal Translation
Rebuke cometh down on the intelligent More than a hundred stripes on a fool.
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LibraryCæsarius of Arles.
He was born in the district of Chalons-sur-Saone, A. D. 470. He seems to have been early awakened, by a pious education, to vital Christianity. When he was between seven and eight years old, it would often happen that he would give a portion of his clothes to the poor whom he met, and would say, when he came home, that he had been, constrained to do so. When yet a youth, he entered the celebrated convent on the island of Lerins, (Lerina,) in Provence, from which a spirit of deep and practical piety …
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
Twenty Second Sunday after Trinity Paul's Thanks and Prayers for Churches.
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.
Evil people are eager for rebellion, but they will be severely punished.
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