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Proverbs 9 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:1 - Wisdom has built her house. She has carved out her seven pillars.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:2 - She has prepared her meat. She has mixed her wine. She has also set her table.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:3 - She has sent out her maidens. She cries from the highest places of the city:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:4 - "Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!" As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:5 - "Come, eat some of my bread, Drink some of the wine which I have mixed!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:6 - Leave your simple ways, and live. Walk in the way of understanding."
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:7 - He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:8 - Don't reprove a scoffer, lest he hate you. Reprove a wise man, and he will love you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:9 - Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:10 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:11 - For by me your days will be multiplied. The years of your life will be increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:12 - If you are wise, you are wise for yourself. If you mock, you alone will bear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:13 - The foolish woman is loud, Undisciplined, and knows nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:14 - She sits at the door of her house, On a seat in the high places of the city,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:15 - To call to those who pass by, Who go straight on their ways,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:16 - "Whoever is simple, let him turn in here." As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:17 - "Stolen water is sweet. Food eaten in secret is pleasant."
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:18 - But he doesn't know that the dead are there, That her guests are in the depths of She'ol.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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