Proverbs 9:12

“If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself: but if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 9:12

If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thy selfe: but if thou scornest, thou alone shalt beare it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, And if you scoff, you alone will bear it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If thou art wise, thou art wise for thyself; And if thou scoffest, thou alone shalt bear it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if your heart is full of pride, you only will have the pain of it.
- Basic English Bible

If thou art wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself; and if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.
- Darby Bible

If thou art wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself: but if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.
- Webster's Bible

If you are wise, you are wise for yourself. If you mock, you alone will bear it.
- World English Bible

If thou hast been wise, thou hast been wise for thyself, And thou hast scorned -- thyself bearest [it].
- Youngs Literal Bible

If thou art wise, thou art wise for thyself; and if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 9:12

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 9:12


9:12 For thyself - Thou dost not profit me but thyself.


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