Verse of the Day

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Proverbs 17:10 NIV

A rebuke impresses a man of discernment more than a hundred lashes a fool.

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Translations of Today's Verse

King James Version

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

English Standard Version

A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred blows into a fool.

The Message

A quiet rebuke to a person of good sense does more than a whack on the head of a fool.

New King James Version

Rebuke is more effective for a wise man Than a hundred blows on a fool.

New Living Translation

A single rebuke does more for a person of understanding than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool.

Commentary on Today's Verse

Commentary on Proverbs 17:10

(Read Proverbs 17:10)

A gentle reproof will enter, not only into the head, but into the heart of a wise man.

Proverbs 17:10 In-Context

8 A bribe is seen as a charm by the one who gives it; they think success will come at every turn.

9 Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.

10 A rebuke impresses a discerning person more than a hundred lashes a fool.

11 Evildoers foster rebellion against God; the messenger of death will be sent against them.

12 Better to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool bent on folly.

This Week's Daily Bible Verses

Wednesday, May 15

James 1:21

Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.

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Tuesday, May 14

Psalm 32:10

Many are the woes of the wicked, but the LORD's unfailing love surrounds the man who trusts in him.

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Monday, May 13

Ecclesiastes 2:10-11

I denied myself nothing my eyes desired; I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my work, and this was the reward for all my labor. Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind; nothing was gained under the sun.

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Sunday, May 12

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.

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Saturday, May 11

Deuteronomy 30:16

For I command you today to love the LORD your God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the LORD your God will bless you in the land you are entering to possess.

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Friday, May 10

Ephesians 6:4

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

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Thursday, May 09

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.

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