||Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto
||He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and
he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.
||Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise
man, and he will love thee.
||If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself: but if
thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.
||A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a
scorner heareth not rebuke.
||Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that
feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
||A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but
knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.
||A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will
he go unto the wise.
||Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove
one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
||Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the
back of fools.
||When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise:
and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.
||The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an
abomination to men.
||Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn