Proverbs 9:1-12 CEBA

Woman Wisdom’s invitation

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

References for Proverbs 9:1

      2 She slaughtered her animals, mixed her wine, and set her table.
      3 She sends out her female servants; she issues an invitation from the top of the city heights:
      4 "Whoever is naive turn aside here," she says to those who lack sense.
      5 "Come, eat my food, and drink the wine I have mixed.
      6 Abandon your simplistic ways and live; walk in the way of understanding."

      Wise advice

      7 Whoever instructs the cynic gets insulted; whoever corrects the wicked gets hurt.

      References for Proverbs 9:7

          8 Don't correct the impudent, or they will hate you; correct the wise, and they will love you.
          9 Teach the wise, and they will become wiser; inform the righteous, and their learning will increase.
          10 The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the LORD; the knowledge of the holy one is understanding.
          11 Through me your days will be many; years will be added to your life.
          12 If you are wise, it is to your benefit; if you are cynical, you will bear it all alone.