Proverbs 1:22

1:22 “How long will you simpletons love naiveté?

How long will mockers delight in mockery

and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 9:7-8

9:7 Whoever corrects a mocker is asking for insult;

whoever reproves a wicked person receives abuse.

9:8 Do not reprove a mocker or he will hate you;

reprove a wise person and he will love you.

Proverbs 13:1

13:1 A wise son accepts his father’s discipline,

but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 15:12

15:12 The scorner does not love one who corrects him;

he will not go to the wise.