Proverbs 9:7-9 (ACT – Aleem’s contemporary translation)
Whoever replies to a cynic or troll will just get insulted;
whoever challenges haters will receive abuse.
Do not challenge cynics or trolls or they will become haters;
challenge the wise, those who care about life, and they will love and appreciate you for it!
Engage in dialogue with the wise, those who love life, they will become even wiser.
Tell people who seek to do good what you know, and their capacity to do good will increase.