10 Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.

Other Translations of Proverbs 22:10

New International Version

10 Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended.

English Standard Version

10 Drive out a scoffer, and strife will go out, and quarreling and abuse will cease.

The Message

10 Kick out the troublemakers and things will quiet down; you need a break from bickering and griping!

New King James Version

10 Cast out the scoffer, and contention will leave; Yes, strife and reproach will cease.

New Living Translation

10 Throw out the mocker, and fighting goes, too. Quarrels and insults will disappear.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 22:10

Commentary on Proverbs 22:10

(Read Proverbs 22:10)

Profane scoffers and revilers disturb the peace.