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Proverbs 17:10

    Proverbs 17:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A reproof enters more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding Than a hundred stripes into a fool.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A word of protest goes deeper into one who has sense than a hundred blows into a foolish man.

    Webster's Revision

    A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding Than a hundred stripes into a fool.

    World English Bible

    A rebuke enters deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred lashes into a fool.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding than an hundred stripes into a fool.

    Definitions for Proverbs 17:10

    Reproof - A scolding; rebuke.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 17:10

    A reproof entereth more - Though the rod, judiciously applied, is a great instrument of knowledge, yet it is of no use where incurable dulness or want of intellect, prevails. Besides, there are generous dispositions on which counsel will work more than stripes.