Proverbs 9:1-9 - Wisdom's Banquet

1 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out her seven pillars. 2 She has prepared her food, she has spiced her wine, and she also has set her dining table. 3 She has sent out her young women, while calling out from the heights of the city, 4 "Let whoever is naive, turn in here." To anyone lacking sense, she says, 5 "Come! Eat my food, and drink the wine that I have mixed. 6 Leave your naive ways, and live. Walk in the path of understanding." 7 Whoever corrects a mocker invites only insult, and whoever rebukes the wicked will himself become stained. 8 Don't rebuke a mocker or he will hate you. Rebuke a wise person, and he will love you. 9 Counsel a wise man, and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man, and he will add to his learning.


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