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Reformation Study Bible – Pr 9:8
Pr 9:8

9:8 Here the parallel structure is antithetic (i.e., the two parts are contrasted opposites).

reprove a wise man. While a fool shuts out wisdom, a wise person is glad for the opportunity to shut out folly. Wisdom perceives the positive side of correction; wisdom is not defensive and easily offended, but humble and responsive.