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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 spiced her wine, and she also has set her dining table.

Proverbs 9:3 (show verse)

She has sent out her young women, while calling out from the heights of the city,

Proverbs 9:4 (show verse)

"Let whoever is naive, turn in here." To anyone lacking sense, she says,

Proverbs 9:5 (show verse)

"Come! Eat my food, and drink the wine that I have mixed.

Proverbs 9:6 (show verse)

Leave your naive ways, and live. Walk in the path of understanding."

Proverbs 9:7 (show verse)

Whoever corrects a mocker invites only insult, and whoever rebukes the wicked will himself become stained.

Proverbs 9:8 (show verse)

Don't rebuke a mocker or he will hate you. Rebuke a wise person, and he will love you.

Proverbs 9:9 (show verse)

Counsel a wise man, and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man, and he will add to his learning.

Proverbs 9:10 (show verse)

The fear of the LORD is where wisdom begins, and knowing holiness demonstrates understanding.

Proverbs 9:11 (show verse)

For because of me you will live a long life, and years will be added to your life.
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Proverbs 9:12 (show verse)

If you are wise, your wisdom will assist you. If you mock, you alone will be held responsible.

Proverbs 9:13 (show verse)

The foolish woman is loud, undisciplined, and without knowledge.

Proverbs 9:14 (show verse)

She sits at the entrance of her house, on a seat high above the city.

Proverbs 9:15 (show verse)

She calls out to those passing by on the road, who are minding their own business,

Proverbs 9:16 (show verse)

"Whoever is naive, turn in here!" And to anyone lacking sense, she says,

Proverbs 9:17 (show verse)

"Stolen waters are sweet, and food eaten in secret is delicious."

Proverbs 9:18 (show verse)

But he does not realize that the dead lurk there, and her invited guests wind up in the depths of Sheol.