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Proverbs 9:1 (show verse)

Wisdom has built her house; she has carved out its seven pillars.

Proverbs 9:2 (show verse)

She has prepared her meat, she has mixed her wine; she also has arranged her table.

Proverbs 9:3 (show verse)

She has sent out her female servants; she calls out on the highest places of the city.

Proverbs 9:4 (show verse)

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here," she says to those who lack understanding.

Proverbs 9:5 (show verse)

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

Proverbs 9:6 (show verse)

Abandon your foolish ways so that you may live, and proceed in the way of understanding."

Proverbs 9:7 (show verse)

Whoever corrects a mocker is asking for insult; whoever reproves a wicked person receives abuse.

Proverbs 9:8 (show verse)

Do not reprove a mocker or he will hate you; reprove a wise person and he will love you.

Proverbs 9:9 (show verse)

Give instruction to a wise person, and he will become wiser still; teach a righteous person and he will add to his learning.

Proverbs 9:10 (show verse)

The beginning of wisdom is to fear the Lord, and acknowledging the Holy One is understanding.

Proverbs 9:11 (show verse)

For because of me your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
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Proverbs 9:12 (show verse)

If you are wise, you are wise to your own advantage, but if you are a mocker, you alone must bear it.

Proverbs 9:13 (show verse)

The woman called Folly is brash, she is naive and does not know anything.

Proverbs 9:14 (show verse)

So she sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city,

Proverbs 9:15 (show verse)

calling out to those who are passing by her in the way, who go straight on their way.

Proverbs 9:16 (show verse)

"Whoever is simple, let him turn in here," she says to those who lack understanding.

Proverbs 9:17 (show verse)

"Stolen waters are sweet, and food obtained in secret is pleasant!"

Proverbs 9:18 (show verse)

But they do not realize that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.