Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 9:12 in English Standard Version "If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scoff, you alone will bear it." Job 22:2 “Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself. 1Co 3:8 He who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his wages according to his labor. Ga 6:5 For each will have to bear his own load.