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Proverbs 15:12

12  uA scoffer vdoes not like to be reproved;

he will not go to the wise.

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Proverbs 15:12 — The New International Version (NIV)

12 Mockers resent correction,

so they avoid the wise.

Proverbs 15:12 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

12 A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him:

Neither will he go unto the wise.

Proverbs 15:12 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 Mockers hate to be corrected,

so they stay away from the wise.

Proverbs 15:12 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

12 A scoffer does not love one who corrects him,

Nor will he go to the wise.

Proverbs 15:12 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 Those who make fun of wisdom don’t like to be corrected;

they will not ask the wise for advice.

Proverbs 15:12 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

12 A scoffer loveth not to be reproved;

He will not go unto the wise.

Proverbs 15:12 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.

Proverbs 15:12 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 A mocker does not appreciate a warning.

He will not go to wise people.

Proverbs 15:12 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 A mocker doesn’t love one who corrects him;

he will not consult the wise.

Proverbs 15:12 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Scoffers do not like to be rebuked;

they will not go to the wise.

Proverbs 15:12 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

12 A scoffer does not like his rebuke;

to the wise he will not go.

Proverbs 15:12 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

12 Anyone who makes fun of others doesn’t like to be corrected.

He won’t ask wise people for advice.

Proverbs 15:12 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

12 A scoffer does not love one who reproves him,

He will not go to the wise.