Proverbs 21:10-12 Expanded Bible (EXB)
10 Evil people ·only want [desire] to harm others.
11 If you punish ·those who make fun of wisdom [mockers], a ·foolish [immature; naive; simpleminded] person may gain some wisdom.
12 The righteous [C either God or righteous people] watch the house of the wicked
Proverbs 21:10-12 New International Version (NIV)
10 The wicked crave evil;
11 When a mocker is punished, the simple gain wisdom;
12 The Righteous One[a] takes note of the house of the wicked