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Proverbs 9:7-8 English Standard Version (ESV)

Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse,
    and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury.
Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you;
    reprove a wise man, and he will love you.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Proverbs 9:7-8 New International Version - UK (NIVUK)

Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults;
    whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse.
Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you;
    rebuke the wise and they will love you.

New International Version - UK (NIVUK)

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Proverbs 9:7-8 American Standard Version (ASV)

He that correcteth a scoffer getteth to himself reviling;
And he that reproveth a wicked man getteth himself a blot.
Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate thee:
Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.

Proverbs 13:1 English Standard Version (ESV)

13 A wise son hears his father's instruction,
    but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Proverbs 13:1 New International Version - UK (NIVUK)

13 A wise son heeds his father’s instruction,
    but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.

New International Version - UK (NIVUK)

Holy Bible, New International Version® Anglicized, NIV® Copyright © 1979, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

Proverbs 13:1 American Standard Version (ASV)

13 A wise son heareth his father’s [a]instruction;
But a scoffer heareth not rebuke.

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  1. Proverbs 13:1 Or, correction
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