Thematic Bible: Proverbs 9

Proverbs 9:1 (show verse)

Wisdom has built her house, She has hewn out her seven pillars;

Proverbs 9:2 (show verse)

She has prepared her food, she has mixed her wine; She has also set her table;

Proverbs 9:3 (show verse)

She has sent out her maidens, she calls From the tops of the heights of the city:

Proverbs 9:4 (show verse)

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!" To him who lacks understanding she says,

Proverbs 9:5 (show verse)

"Come, eat of my food And drink of the wine I have mixed.

Proverbs 9:6 (show verse)

"Forsake your folly and live, And proceed in the way of understanding."

Proverbs 9:7 (show verse)

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Proverbs 9:8 (show verse)

Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you.

Proverbs 9:9 (show verse)

Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning.

Proverbs 9:10 (show verse)

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Proverbs 9:11 (show verse)

For by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you.
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Proverbs 9:12 (show verse)

If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, And if you scoff, you alone will bear it.

Proverbs 9:13 (show verse)

The woman of folly is boisterous, She is naive and knows nothing.

Proverbs 9:14 (show verse)

She sits at the doorway of her house, On a seat by the high places of the city,

Proverbs 9:15 (show verse)

Calling to those who pass by, Who are making their paths straight:

Proverbs 9:16 (show verse)

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here," And to him who lacks understanding she says,

Proverbs 9:17 (show verse)

"Stolen water is sweet; And bread eaten in secret is pleasant."

Proverbs 9:18 (show verse)

But he does not know that the dead are there, That her guests are in the depths of Sheol.