12 Mockers resent correction,
so they avoid the wise.
12 A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him:
Neither will he go unto the wise.
12 Mockers hate to be corrected,
so they stay away from the wise.
12 A scoffer does not love one who corrects him,
Nor will he go to the wise.
12 Those who make fun of wisdom don’t like to be corrected;
they will not ask the wise for advice.
12 A scoffer loveth not to be reproved;
He will not go unto the wise.
12 A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.
12 A mocker does not appreciate a warning.
He will not go to wise people.
12 A mocker doesn’t love one who corrects him;
he will not consult the wise.
12 Scoffers do not like to be rebuked;
they will not go to the wise.
12 A scoffer does not like his rebuke;
to the wise he will not go.
12 Anyone who makes fun of others doesn’t like to be corrected.
He won’t ask wise people for advice.
12 A scoffer does not love one who reproves him,
He will not go to the wise.