Parallel Verses

King James 2000

A reproof enters more into a wise man than a hundred stripes into a fool.

New American Standard Bible

A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding Than a hundred blows into a fool.

King James Version

A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.

Holman Bible

A rebuke cuts into a perceptive person
more than a hundred lashes into a fool.

International Standard Version

A rebuke is more effective with a man of understanding than a hundred lashes to a fool.

A Conservative Version

A rebuke enters deeper into him who has understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.

American Standard Version

A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding Than a hundred stripes into a fool.

Amplified

A reproof enters deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred lashes into a [self-confident] fool.

Bible in Basic English

A word of protest goes deeper into one who has sense than a hundred blows into a foolish man.

Darby Translation

A reproof entereth more deeply into him that hath understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Reproof is of more benefit to a wise man than a hundred stripes to a fool.

Julia Smith Translation

A reproof will take hold upon, him understanding more than a hundred, blows the foolish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A rebuke strikes him who understands deeper than one hundred blows to a fool.

Modern King James verseion

A reproof enters more into a wise man than a thousand stripes into a fool.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

One reproof only doth more good to him that hath understanding, than a hundred stripes unto a fool.

NET Bible

A rebuke makes a greater impression on a discerning person than a hundred blows on a fool.

New Heart English Bible

A rebuke enters deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred lashes into a fool.

The Emphasized Bible

A reproof sinketh more deeply into an intelligent man than a hundred stripes, into a dullard!

Webster

A reproof entereth more into a wise man than a hundred stripes into a fool.

World English Bible

A rebuke enters deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred lashes into a fool.

Youngs Literal Translation

Rebuke cometh down on the intelligent More than a hundred stripes on a fool.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּערה 
G@`arah 
Usage: 15

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

9 He that covers over a transgression seeks love; but he that repeats a matter separates close friends. 10 A reproof enters more into a wise man than a hundred stripes into a fool. 11 An evil man seeks only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.



Cross References

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous strike me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be against their evil.

Proverbs 9:8-9

Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son hears his father's instruction: but a scoffer hears not rebuke.

Proverbs 15:5

A fool despises his father's instruction: but he that regards reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scoffer, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

Proverbs 27:22

Though you should crush a fool in a mortar among grain with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

Proverbs 29:19

A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understands he will not answer.

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

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