7 He who 1corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.
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    • e 9:7 - Lit "a blemish"
      8 2Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, 3Reprove a wise man and he will love you.
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      9 Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will 4increase his learning.
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      10 The 5fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
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      11 For 6by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you.
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      12 If you are wise, you are wise 7for yourself, And if you 8scoff, you alone will bear it.
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