Proverbs 8 - Interlinear Bible

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The Commendation of Wisdom

1 Does not wisdom call, And understanding lift up her voice?
H'lw{q !eTiT h'n.Wb.t.W a'r.qit h'm.k'x -a{l]h
2 On top of the heights beside the way, Where the paths meet, she takes her stand;
tw{byit.n tyeB .$,r'd -yel][ ~yimw{r.m -va{r.B ? h'b'Cin
3 Beside the gates, at the opening to the city, At the entrance of the doors, she cries out:
~yix't.p aw{b.m t,r'q -yip.l ~yir'[.v -d;y.l ? h'N{r'T
4 "To you, O men, I call, And my voice is to the sons of men.
yen.B -l,a yilw{q.w a'r.q,a ~yivyia ~,kyel]a ? ~'d'a
.Wnyib'h ~yilyis.k.W h'm.r'[ ~Iya't.p .Wnyib'h ? bel
6 "Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right things.
7 "For my mouth will utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
[;v,r y;t'p.f t;b][w{t.w yiKix h,G.h,y t,m/a -yiK
8 "All the utterances of my mouth are in righteousness; There is nothing crooked or perverted in them.
l'T.pin ~,h'B !yea yip -yer.mia -l'K q,d,c.B ? veQi[.w
9 "They are all straightforward to him who understands, And right to those who find knowledge.
t;['d yea.c{m.l ~yir'vyiw !yibeM;l ~yix{k.n ~'LUK
#.Wr'xem t;[;d.w @,s'K -l;a.w yir's.Wm -.Wx.q ? r'x.bin
~yic'p]x -l'k.w ~yinyin.Pim h'm.k'x h'bw{j -yiK ? H'b -.Ww.vIy a{l
12 "I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, And I find knowledge and discretion.
tw{Miz.m t;[;d.w h'm.r'[ yiT.n;k'v h'm.k'x -yin]a ? a'c.m,a
13 "The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.
14 " Counsel is mine and sound wisdom; I am understanding, power is mine.
15 "By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice.
q,d,c .Wq.q{x.y ~yin.zw{r.w .Wk{l.mIy ~yik'l.m yiB
16 "By me princes rule, and nobles, All who judge rightly.
q,d,c yej.p{v -l'K ~yibyid.n.W .Wr{f'y ~yir'f yiB
17 "I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.
18 " Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness.
h'q'd.c.W qet'[ !w{h yiTia dw{b'k.w -r,v{[
19 "My fruit is better than gold, even pure gold, And my yield better than choicest silver.
20 "I walk in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of justice,
21 To endow those who love me with wealth, That I may fill their treasuries.
aeL;m]a ~,hyet{r.c{a.w vey y;b]h{a lyix.n;h.l
22 "The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.
23 "From everlasting I was established, From the beginning, from the earliest times of the earth.
#,r'a -yem.d;Qim va{rem yiT.k;Sin ~'lw{[em
24 "When there were no depths I was brought forth, When there were no springs abounding with water.
tw{n'y.[;m !yea.B yiT.l'lw{x tw{m{h.T -nyea.B ? ~Iy'm -yeD;B.kin
25 " Before the mountains were settled, Before the hills I was brought forth;
yiT.l'lw{x tw{['b.g yen.pil .W['B.j'h ~yir'h ~,r,j.B
26 While He had not yet made the earth and the fields, Nor the first dust of the world.
tw{r.p'[ va{r.w tw{c.Wx.w #,r,a h'f'[ a{l -d;[ ? lebeT
27 "When He established the heavens, I was there, When He inscribed a circle on the face of the deep,
yen.P -l;[ g.Wx w{q.Wx.B yin'a ~'v ~Iy;m'v w{nyik]h;B ? ~w{h.t
28 When He made firm the skies above *, When the springs of the deep became fixed,
]mw{h.T tw{nyi[ zw{z][;B l;['Mim ~yiq'x.v w{c.M;a.B
29 When He set for the sea its boundary So that the water would not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth;
wyip -.Wr.b;[;y a{l ~Iy;m.W w{QUx ~'Y;l w{m.Wf.B ? #,r'a yed.sw{m w{q.Wx.B
30 Then I was beside Him, as a master workman; And I was daily His delight, Rejoicing always * before Him,
~w{y ~yi[Uv][;v h,y.h,a'w !w{m'a w{l.c,a h,y.h,a'w ? te[ -l'k.B wy'n'p.l t,q,x;f.m ~w{y
31 Rejoicing in the world, His earth, And having my delight in the sons of men.
yen.B -t,a y;[Uv][;v.w w{c.r;a lebet.B t,q,x;f.m ? ~'d'a
32 "Now therefore, O sons, listen to me, For blessed are they who keep my ways.
.Wr{m.vIy y;k'r.D yer.v;a.w yil -.W[.miv ~yin'b h'T;[.w
33 " Heed instruction and be wise, And do not neglect it.
.W['r.piT -l;a.w .Wm'k]x;w r's.Wm .W[.miv
34 " Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts.
y;t{t.l;D -l;[ d{q.vil yil ;[em{v ~'d'a yer.v;a ? y'x't.P t{z.Wz.m r{m.vil ~w{y ~w{y
35 "For he who finds me finds life And obtains favor from the LORD.
h'wh.yem !w{c'r q,p'Y;w ~yiY;x yea.c{m yia.c{m yiK
36 "But he who sins against me injures himself; All those who hate me love death."
t,w'm .Wb]h'a y;a.n;f.m -l'K w{v.p;n sem{x yia.j{x.w