7 Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults; whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse.
References for Proverbs 9:7
8 Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you; rebuke the wise and they will love you.
References for Proverbs 9:8
9 Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.