Proverbs 1:20-33 DBY

20 Wisdom crieth without; she raiseth her voice in the broadways;
21 she calleth in the chief [place] of concourse, in the entry of the gates; in the city she uttereth her words:
22 How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge?
23 Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour forth my spirit unto you, I will make known to you my words.
24 Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;
25 and ye have rejected a all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:

References for Proverbs 1:25

    • j 1:25 - Or 'avoided:' see ch. 4.15.
      26 I also will laugh in your calamity, I will mock when your fear cometh;
      27 when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you:
      28 -- then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, b and shall not find me.

      References for Proverbs 1:28

        • k 1:28 - Or 'earnestly,' as Job 8.5.
          29 Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;
          30 they would none of my counsel, they despised all my reproof:
          31 therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their way, and be filled with their own devices.
          32 For the turning away c of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of the foolish shall cause them to perish.

          References for Proverbs 1:32

            • l 1:32 - Or 'turning back.'
              33 But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be at rest from fear of evil.