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Chapter
Proverbs 9

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 9

Proverbs 9:1

Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars:

Proverbs 9:2

She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table.

Proverbs 9:3

She hath sent forth her maidens: she crieth upon the highest places of the city,

Proverbs 9:4

Whoso [is] simple, let him turn in hither: [as for] him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

Proverbs 9:5

Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine [which] I have mingled.

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 9:7

He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked [man getteth] himself a blot.

Proverbs 9:8

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

Proverbs 9:9

Give [instruction] to a wise [man], and he will be yet wiser: teach a just [man], and he will increase in learning.

Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy [is] understanding.

Proverbs 9:11

For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.

Proverbs 9:12

If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself: but [if] thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear [it].

Proverbs 9:13

A foolish woman [is] clamorous: [she is] simple, and knoweth nothing.

Proverbs 9:14

For she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city,

Proverbs 9:15

To call passengers who go right on their ways:

Proverbs 9:16

Whoso [is] simple, let him turn in hither: and [as for] him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

Proverbs 9:17

Stolen waters are sweet, and bread [eaten] in secret is pleasant.

Proverbs 9:18

But he knoweth not that the dead [are] there; [and that] her guests [are] in the depths of hell.