Proverbs 9:7-9 NIV

7 "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse.1

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8 Do not rebuke a mocker2 or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you.3

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9 Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning.4

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