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Proverbs 9:12New Living Translation (NLT)

12 If you become wise, you will be the one to benefit.
    If you scorn wisdom, you will be the one to suffer.

New Living Translation (NLT)

Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007, 2013, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.


Proverbs 9:12Common English Bible (CEB)

12 If you are wise, it is to your benefit;
    if you are cynical, you will bear it all alone.

Common English Bible (CEB)

Copyright © 2011 by Common English Bible

Proverbs 9:12Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

12 If you become wise, it will be for your own good. If you are rude and show no respect, you are the one who will suffer.

Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

Copyright © 2006 by Bible League International

Proverbs 9:12Expanded Bible (EXB)

12 The wise person is rewarded by wisdom,
    but ·whoever makes fun of wisdom will suffer for it [L mockers will bear it alone].”

Expanded Bible (EXB)

The Expanded Bible, Copyright © 2011 Thomas Nelson Inc. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 9:12New English Translation (NET Bible)

12 If you are wise, you are wise to your own advantage,
but if you are a mocker, you alone must bear it.

New English Translation (NET)

NET Bible® copyright ©1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. http://netbible.com All rights reserved.

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