Proverbs 9:1-12 DBY

1 Wisdom hath built her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars;
2 she hath slaughtered her cattle, a she hath mingled her wine, she hath also prepared b her table;

References for Proverbs 9:2

    • » 9:2 - Lit. 'her slaughtering:' see Gen. 43.16.
    • ¼ 9:2 - Or 'furnished,' as Ps. 78.19.
      3 she hath sent forth her maidens: she crieth upon the summits of the high places of the city,
      4 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither. To him that is void of understanding, c she saith,

      References for Proverbs 9:4

        • ½ 9:4 - As ch. 6.32; and ver. 16.
          5 Come, eat ye of my bread, and drink of the wine that I have mingled.
          6 Forsake follies d and live, and go in the way of intelligence.

          References for Proverbs 9:6

            • ¾ 9:6 - Strictly, 'simplicities:' plural of 'simple,' vers. 4,16; ch. 1.4.
              7 He that instructeth a scorner getteth to himself shame; and he that reproveth a wicked [man] [getteth] to himself a blot.
              8 Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee; reprove a wise [man], and he will love thee.
              9 Impart to a wise [man], and he will become yet wiser; teach a righteous [man], and he will increase learning.
              10 The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of e wisdom; and the knowledge of the Holy f is intelligence.

              References for Proverbs 9:10

                • ¿ 9:10 - Or 'the principle of.' Not as ch. 1.7.
                • À 9:10 - Or 'of holy things;' plural, as ch. 30.3.
                  11 For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and years of life shall be added to thee.
                  12 If thou art wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself; and if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.