Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 5:12 in English Standard Version "and you say, “How I hated discipline, and my heart despised reproof!" Ps 107:11 for they had rebelled against the words of God, and spurned the counsel of the Most High. Pr 1:22 “How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple? How long will scoffers delight in their scoffing and fools hate knowledge? Pr 1:25 because you have ignored all my counsel and would have none of my reproof, Pr 1:29 Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the Lord, Pr 12:1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.