Parallel Verses

Amplified

A scorner has no love for one who rebukes him; neither will he go to the wise [for counsel].

New American Standard Bible

A scoffer does not love one who reproves him, He will not go to the wise.

King James Version

A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise.

Holman Bible

A mocker doesn’t love one who corrects him;
he will not consult the wise.

International Standard Version

The arrogant mocker never loves the one who corrects him; he will not inquire of the wise.

A Conservative Version

A scoffer does not like to be reproved. He will not go to the wise.

American Standard Version

A scoffer loveth not to be reproved; He will not go unto the wise.

Bible in Basic English

The hater of authority has no love for teaching: he will not go to the wise.

Darby Translation

A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The scorner does not love the one that reproves him, neither will he go unto the wise.

Julia Smith Translation

He mocking will not love him reproving him: to the wise he will not go.

King James 2000

A scoffer loves not one that reproves him: neither will he go unto the wise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A scoffer does not like {his rebuke}; to the wise he will not go.

Modern King James verseion

A scorner does not love one who corrects him, nor will he go to the wise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A scornful body loveth not one that rebuketh him; neither will he come among the wise.

NET Bible

The scorner does not love one who corrects him; he will not go to the wise.

New Heart English Bible

A scoffer doesn't love to be reproved; he will not go to the wise.

The Emphasized Bible

A scoffer, loveth not, one who reproveth him, unto the wise, doth he not go.

Webster

A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go to the wise.

World English Bible

A scoffer doesn't love to be reproved; he will not go to the wise.

Youngs Literal Translation

A scorner loveth not his reprover, Unto the wise he goeth not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

him neither will he go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

11 Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the abyss, the final place of the accuser Satan) are both before the Lord -- "how much more, then, the hearts of the children of men? 12 A scorner has no love for one who rebukes him; neither will he go to the wise [for counsel]. 13 A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken.



Cross References

Amos 5:10

They hate him who reproves in the [city] gate [holding him as an abomination and rejecting his rebuke], and they abhor him who speaks uprightly.

2 Chronicles 18:7

King [Ahab] of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is another man, Micaiah son of Imla, by whom we may inquire of the Lord, but I hate him, for he never has prophesied good for me, but always evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Job 21:14

Yet they say to God, Depart from us, for we do not desire the knowledge of Your ways.

Proverbs 9:7-8

He who rebukes a scorner heaps upon himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man gets for himself bruises.

Proverbs 15:10

There is severe discipline for him who forsakes God's way; and he who hates reproof will die [physically, morally, and spiritually].

John 3:18-21

He who believes in Him [who clings to, trusts in, relies on Him] is not judged [he who trusts in Him never comes up for judgment; for him there is no rejection, no condemnation -- "he incurs no damnation]; but he who does not believe (cleave to, rely on, trust in Him) is judged already [he has already been convicted and has already received his sentence] because he has not believed in and trusted in the name of the only begotten Son of God. [He is condemned for refusing to let his trust rest in Christ's name.]

John 7:7

The world cannot [be expected to] hate you, but it does hate Me because I denounce it for its wicked works and reveal that its doings are evil.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time is coming when [people] will not tolerate (endure) sound and wholesome instruction, but, having ears itching [for something pleasing and gratifying], they will gather to themselves one teacher after another to a considerable number, chosen to satisfy their own liking and to foster the errors they hold,

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