Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Or, a reproof aweth more a wise man, than to strike a fool an hundred times
Don't reprove a scoffer, lest he hate you. Reprove a wise man, and he will love you.
A wise son listens to his father's instruction, but a scoffer doesn't listen to rebuke.
A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.
Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke one who has understanding, and he will gain knowledge.
Though you grind a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with grain, yet his foolishness will not be removed from him.
A servant can't be corrected by words. Though he understands, yet he will not respond.
Let the righteous strike me, it is kindness; let him reprove me, it is like oil on the head; don't let my head refuse it; Yet my prayer is always against evil deeds.
As many as I love, I reprove and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent.