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Proverbs 9:7

Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse,

and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury.

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Proverbs 9:7 — The New International Version (NIV)

Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults;

whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse.

Proverbs 9:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame:

And he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.

Proverbs 9:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return.

Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt.

Proverbs 9:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“He who corrects a scoffer gets shame for himself,

And he who rebukes a wicked man only harms himself.

Proverbs 9:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

“If you correct someone who makes fun of wisdom, you will be insulted.

If you correct an evil person, you will get hurt.

Proverbs 9:7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

He that correcteth a scoffer getteth to himself reviling;

And he that reproveth a wicked man getteth himself a blot.

Proverbs 9:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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

Proverbs 9:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Whoever corrects a mocker receives abuse. 

Whoever warns a wicked person gets hurt. 

Proverbs 9:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The one who corrects a mocker

will bring dishonor on himself;

the one who rebukes a wicked man will get hurt.

Proverbs 9:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Whoever corrects a scoffer wins abuse;

whoever rebukes the wicked gets hurt.

Proverbs 9:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He who corrects a scoffer gains abuse for himself,

and he who rebukes the wicked gets hurt.

Proverbs 9:7 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“When you correct someone who makes fun of others, you might be laughed at.

When you warn a sinner, you might get hurt.

Proverbs 9:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself,

And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.