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Proverbs 9 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:1 - Wisdom hath builded her house, She hath hewn out her pillars -- seven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:2 - She hath slaughtered her slaughter, She hath mingled her wine, Yea, she hath arranged her table.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:3 - She hath sent forth her damsels, She crieth on the tops of the high places of the city:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:4 - 'Who is simple? let him turn aside hither.' Whoso lacketh heart: she hath said to him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:5 - 'Come, eat of my bread, And drink of the wine I have mingled.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:6 - Forsake ye, the simple, and live, And be happy in the way of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:7 - The instructor of a scorner Is receiving for it -- shame, And a reprover of the wicked -- his blemish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:8 - Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee, Give reproof to the wise, and he loveth thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:9 - Give to the wise, and he is wiser still, Make known to the righteous, And he increaseth learning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:10 - The commencement of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah, And a knowledge of the Holy Ones is understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:11 - For by me do thy days multiply, And added to thee are years of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:12 - If thou hast been wise, thou hast been wise for thyself, And thou hast scorned -- thyself bearest it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:13 - A foolish woman is noisy, Simple, and hath not known what.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:14 - And she hath sat at the opening of her house, On a throne -- the high places of the city,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:15 - To call to those passing by the way, Who are going straight on their paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:16 - 'Who is simple? let him turn aside hither.' And whoso lacketh heart -- she said to him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:17 - 'Stolen waters are sweet, And hidden bread is pleasant.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:18 - And he hath not known that Rephaim are there, In deep places of Sheol her invited ones!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. 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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