Proverbs 9

Proverbs 9:5-8

  “Come, eat of my bread
    and drink of the wine I have mixed.
  Leave your simple ways,1 and live,
    and walk in the way of insight.”

  Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse,
    and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury.
  Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you;
    reprove a wise man, and he will love you.


[1] 9:6 Or Leave the company of the simple