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Proverbs 1:23

reproof

Webster Definition

Reproof
REPROOF', n. [from reprove.

1. Blame expressed to the face; censure for a fault; reprehension.

Those best can bear reproof, who merit praise.

He that hateth reproof is brutish. Prov 12.

2. Blame cast; censure directed to a person.


Strong's Concordance

H8433
תּוכחת תּוכחה
tôkêchâh tôkachath
to-kay-khaw', to-kakh'-ath
From H3198; chastisement; figuratively (by words) correction, refutation, proof (even in defence): -

H3198
יכח
yâkach
yaw-kakh'
A primitive root; to be right (that is, correct); reciprocally to argue; causatively to decide, justify or convict: -