Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Chasten not a scorner lest he hate thee; chasten a wise man, and he will love thee.

New American Standard Bible

Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you.

King James Version

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

Holman Bible

Don’t rebuke a mocker, or he will hate you;
rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.

International Standard Version

Don't rebuke a mocker or he will hate you. Rebuke a wise person, and he will love you.

A Conservative Version

Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate thee. Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate you; reprove a wise man, and he will love you.

Bible in Basic English

Do not say sharp words to a man of pride, or he will have hate for you; make them clear to a wise man, and you will be dear to him.

Darby Translation

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee; reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not reprove him mocking, lest he shall hate thee: reprove to the wise one and he will love thee.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not rebuke a scoffer, lest he hate you; rebuke the wise and he will love you.

Modern King James verseion

Do not reprove a scorner, lest he hate you; give to a wise man, and he will love you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Reprove not a scorner, lest he owe thee evil will: but rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

NET Bible

Do not reprove a mocker or he will hate you; reprove a wise person and he will love you.

New Heart English Bible

Do not reprove a scoffer, lest he hate you. Reprove a wise man, and he will love you.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not reprove a scoffer, lest he hate thee, Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.

Webster

Reprove not a scorner, lest he shall hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

World English Bible

Don't reprove a scoffer, lest he hate you. Reprove a wise man, and he will love you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee, Give reproof to the wise, and he loveth thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
not a scorner
לוּץ 
Luwts 
Usage: 27

lest he hate
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

a wise man
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

and he will love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Wisdom Prolongs Life

7 He that chastens a scorner brings shame unto himself, and he that chastens a wicked man brings himself a blot. 8 Chasten not a scorner lest he hate thee; chasten a wise man, and he will love thee. 9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser; teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.



Cross References

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous smite me in mercy, and let him reprove me: and let not a flattering evil prince anoint my head, for my prayer shall ever be against his evil.

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you.

Proverbs 29:1

He that being often reproved hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed and that without remedy.

Leviticus 19:17

Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart; thou shalt rebuke thy neighbour in sincerity, that thou not bear sin for him.

Numbers 14:6-10

And Joshua, the son of Nun, and Caleb, the son of Jephunneh, who were of those that had spied out the land, rent their clothes;

2 Samuel 12:7-14

Then Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. Thus hath said the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul,

1 Kings 1:23

And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan, the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

1 Kings 1:32

And King David said, Call me Zadok, the priest, and Nathan, the prophet, and Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada. And they entered into the presence of the king.

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel replied unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah, the son of Imlah, by whom we may enquire of the LORD; but I hate him, for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses chastening: but he that regards reproof shall be honoured.

Proverbs 15:12

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

Proverbs 23:9

Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the prudence of thy words.

Proverbs 28:23

He that rebukes a man, afterwards shall find more favour than he that flatters with the tongue.

Matthew 15:14

Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a pit.

Galatians 2:11-14

But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face because he was to be blamed.

Hebrews 6:4-8

For it is impossible that those who once received the light and tasted of that heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit

2 Peter 3:15-16

And have as saving health the patience of our Lord, even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him has written unto you

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