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Proverbs 15:32

    Proverbs 15:32 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that refuses instruction despises his own soul: but he that hears reproof gets understanding.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul; But he that hearkeneth to reproof getteth understanding.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who will not be controlled by training has no respect for his soul, but he who gives ear to teaching will get wisdom.

    Webster's Revision

    He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul; But he that hearkeneth to reproof getteth understanding.

    World English Bible

    He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who listens to reproof gets understanding.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul: but he that hearkeneth to reproof getteth understanding.

    Definitions for Proverbs 15:32

    Reproof - A scolding; rebuke.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 15:32

    Despiseth his own soul - That is constructively; for if the instruction lead to the preservation of life and soul, he that neglects or despises it throws all as much in the way of danger as if he actually hated himself.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 15:32

    Hebrews 12:10 - For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
    Proverbs 1:7 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
    Proverbs 10:17 - He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.