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Proverbs 13:1

Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

1 A awise son accepts his father’s discipline,

But a bscoffer does not listen to rebuke.

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Proverbs 13:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

A wise son heeds his father’s instruction,

but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.

Proverbs 13:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

A wise son hears his father’s instruction,

but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction:

But a scorner heareth not rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline;

a mocker refuses to listen to correction.

Proverbs 13:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

A wise son heeds his father’s instruction,

But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

Wise children take their parents’ advice,

but whoever makes fun of wisdom won’t listen to correction.

Proverbs 13:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction;

But a scoffer heareth not rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction; but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

A wise son listens to his father’s discipline,

but a mocker does not listen to reprimands.

Proverbs 13:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A wise son responds to his father’s discipline,

but a mocker doesn’t listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A wise child loves discipline,

but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

A wise child hears the discipline of a father,

but a scoffer does not listen to a rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

A wise child pays attention to what his father teaches him.

But anyone who makes fun of others doesn’t listen to warnings.