He who 1corrects a scoffergetsdishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wickedman gets ainsults for himself.
82Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, 3Reprove a wiseman and he will love you.
9Give instruction to a wiseman and he will be stillwiser, Teach a righteousman and he will 4increase his learning.
The 5fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the HolyOne is understanding.
For 6by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you.
12If you are wise, you are wise7for yourself, And if you 8scoff, you alone will bear it.