7 Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults; whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse.
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8 Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you; rebuke the wise and they will love you.
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9 Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.
10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
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11 For through wisdoma your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
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    • u 9:11 - Septuagint, Syriac and Targum; Hebrew "me"
      12 If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer.