Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He instructing him mocking received to himself dishonor: and he reproving to the unjust one, his blemish.

New American Standard Bible

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself,
And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

King James Version

He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.

Holman Bible

The one who corrects a mocker
will bring dishonor on himself;
the one who rebukes a wicked man will get hurt.

International Standard Version

Whoever corrects a mocker invites only insult, and whoever rebukes the wicked will himself become stained.

A Conservative Version

He who corrects a scoffer gets himself reviling. And he who reproves a wicked man [gets] himself a bruise.

American Standard Version

He that correcteth a scoffer getteth to himself reviling; And he that reproveth a wicked man getteth himself a blot.

Amplified


He who corrects and instructs a scoffer gets dishonor for himself,
And he who rebukes a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Bible in Basic English

He who gives teaching to a man of pride gets shame for himself; he who says sharp words to a sinner gets a bad name.

Darby Translation

He that instructeth a scorner getteth to himself shame; and he that reproveth a wicked man getteth to himself a blot.

King James 2000

He that reproves a scoffer gets for himself shame: and he that rebukes a wicked man gets himself injury.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who corrects a scoffer gains abuse for himself, and he who rebukes the wicked {gets hurt}.

Modern King James verseion

One rebuking a scorner gets shame to himself; and one rebuking a wicked one gets himself a blemish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso reproveth a scornful person, getteth himself dishonour: and he that rebuketh the ungodly, staineth himself.

NET Bible

Whoever corrects a mocker is asking for insult; whoever reproves a wicked person receives abuse.

New Heart English Bible

He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.

The Emphasized Bible

He that rebuketh a scoffer, getteth to himself contempt, and, he that reproveth a lawless man, getteth to himself his shame.

Webster

He that reproveth a scorner, getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.

World English Bible

He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.

Youngs Literal Translation

The instructor of a scorner Is receiving for it -- shame, And a reprover of the wicked -- his blemish.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

קלון 
Qalown 
Usage: 17

and he that rebuketh
יכח 
Yakach 
Usage: 59

a wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

References

Easton

Context Readings

Wisdom Prolongs Life

6 Forsake ye the foolish, and live; and go straight in the way of understanding. 7 He instructing him mocking received to himself dishonor: and he reproving to the unjust one, his blemish. 8 Thou shalt not reprove him mocking, lest he shall hate thee: reprove to the wise one and he will love thee.



Cross References

Genesis 19:8-9

Behold now, to me two daughters who have not known man'; now I will bring them forth to you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only to these men ye shall not do any thing; for, for this they came in the shadow of my city.

1 Kings 18:17

And it will be when Ahab saw Elijah, and Ahab will say to him, This thou, troubling Israel?

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab will say to Elijah, Didst thou find me, O mine enemy? And he will say I found: because thou didst sell thyself to do evil in the eyes of Jehovah,

1 Kings 22:24

And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah will come near, and strike Micaiah upon the cheek, saying, Where passed the spirit of Jehovah from me to speak to thee?

1 Kings 22:27

And say, Thus said the king, Put this in the house of shutting up, and cause him to eat the bread of oppression and the waters of oppression till my coming in peace.

2 Chronicles 24:20-22

And the spirit of God clothed Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest, and he will stand from above to the people, and say to them, Thus said God, Wherefore are ye passing by the commands of Jehovah, and ye shall not prosper? for ye forsook Jehovah, and he will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 25:15-16

And the anger of Jehovah will kindle against Amaziah, and he will send to him a prophet, and he will say to him, Wherefore soughtest thou the gods of the people who delivered not their people from thy hand?

2 Chronicles 36:16

For they will be mocking upon the messengers of God, and despising his words, and scoffing at his prophets, even to the bringing up the wrath of Jehovah against his people, even to no healing.

Proverbs 15:12

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

Proverbs 23:9

In the ears of the foolish thou shalt not speak, for he will despise for the understanding of thy words.

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