Proverbs 23:9 Cross References - MKJV

9 Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.

Proverbs 1:7

7 The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge; but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 9:7-8

7 One rebuking a scorner gets shame to himself; and one rebuking a wicked one gets himself a blemish. 8 Do not reprove a scorner, lest he hate you; give to a wise man, and he will love you.

Proverbs 26:4-5

4 Do not answer a fool according to his foolishness, lest you also be like him. 5 Answer a fool according to his foolishness, so that he may not be wise in his own eyes.

Isaiah 36:21

21 But they were silent and did not answer him a word, for the king's command, saying, Do not answer him.

Matthew 7:6

6 Do not give that which is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and tear you.

Luke 16:14

14 And being money-lovers, all the Pharisees also heard all these things. And they derided Him.

John 8:52

52 Then the Jews said to Him, Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham and the prophets are dead, and you say, If a man keeps my Word, he shall never taste of death.

John 9:30-34

30 The man answered and said to them, Why, this is a marvelous thing, that you do not know from where He is, and He has opened my eyes. 31 But we know that God does not hear sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him. 32 From everlasting it was not heard that anyone opened the eyes of one who was born blind. 33 If this One were not of God, He could do nothing. 34 They answered and said to him, You were altogether born in sins, and do you teach us? And they cast him out.

John 9:40

40 And those of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these words, and said to Him, Are we also blind?

John 10:20

20 And many of them said, He has a demon and is insane. Why do you hear him?

Acts 13:45-46

45 But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy and contradicted those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming. 46 But speaking boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, It was necessary for the Word of God to be spoken to you first. But since indeed you put it far from you and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the nations.

Acts 17:18

18 And certain philosophers from the Epicureans and from the Stoics met him. And some said, What will this babbler say? And others said, He seems to be an announcer of foreign demons (because he preached Jesus and the resurrection to them).

Acts 17:32

32 And hearing of a resurrection of the dead, some indeed mocked; and others said, We will hear you again concerning this.

Acts 28:25-28

25 And disagreeing with one another, they were let go, Paul saying one word: Well did the Holy Spirit speak through Isaiah the prophet to our fathers, 26 saying, "Go to this people and say: Hearing you shall hear and shall not understand; and seeing you shall see and not perceive. 27 For the heart of this people was fattened, and they have heard with their ears dully; and they closed their eyes; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them." 28 Therefore be it known to you that the salvation of God is sent to the nations, and they will hear.

1 Corinthians 1:21-24

21 For since, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom did not know God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save those who believe. 22 For the Jews ask for a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom; 23 but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block, and to the Greeks foolishness. 24 But to them, the called-out ones, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God.

1 Corinthians 4:10-13

10 We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You are honorable, but we are despised. 11 Even until this present hour we both hunger and thirst and are naked and are buffeted and have no certain dwelling place. 12 And we labor, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it; 13 being defamed, we entreat. We are made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things until now.

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