Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 8:36 in English Standard Version "but he who fails to find me injures himself; all who hate me love death.”" Pr 12:1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid. Pr 15:32 Whoever ignores instruction despises himself, but he who listens to reproof gains intelligence. Pr 20:2 The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion; whoever provokes him to anger forfeits his life. Pr 21:6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death. Pr 29:24 The partner of a thief hates his own life; he hears the curse, but discloses nothing.