Proverbs 9:7-9 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse. 7 "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse.
8 Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you. 8 Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you.
9 Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning. 9 Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning.