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Proverbs 17:10

10  A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding

than a hundred blows into a fool.

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Proverbs 17:10 — The New International Version (NIV)

10 A rebuke impresses a discerning person

more than a hundred lashes a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

10 A reproof entereth more into a wise man

Than an hundred stripes into a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — New Living Translation (NLT)

10 A single rebuke does more for a person of understanding

than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

10 Rebuke is more effective for a wise man

Than a hundred blows on a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — New Century Version (NCV)

10 A wise person will learn more from a warning

than a fool will learn from a hundred lashings.

Proverbs 17:10 — American Standard Version (ASV)

10 A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding

Than a hundred stripes into a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

10 A reproof entereth more deeply into him that hath understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

10 A reprimand impresses a person who has understanding 

more than a hundred lashes impress a fool. 

Proverbs 17:10 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

10 A rebuke cuts into a perceptive person

more than a hundred lashes into a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 A rebuke strikes deeper into a discerning person

than a hundred blows into a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

10 A rebuke strikes him who understands

deeper than one hundred blows to a fool.

Proverbs 17:10 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

10 A person who understands what is right learns more from just a warning

than a foolish person learns from 100 strokes with a whip.

Proverbs 17:10 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

10 A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding

Than a hundred blows into a fool.


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