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Proverbs 5:12

    Proverbs 5:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And say, How have I hated instruction, And my heart despised reproof;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And you will say, How was teaching hated by me, and my heart put no value on training;

    Webster's Revision

    And say, How have I hated instruction, And my heart despised reproof;

    World English Bible

    and say, "How I have hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;

    Definitions for Proverbs 5:12

    Reproof - A scolding; rebuke.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 5:12

    More bitter than slavery, poverty, disease, will be the bitterness of self-reproach, the hopeless remorse that worketh death.