Proverbs 9:1-9 LEB

Wisdom’s Banquet

1 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn her seven pillars.

References for Proverbs 9:1

      2 She has slaughtered her slaughtering, mixed her wine, [and] also set her table.
      3 She has sent her servant girls,a she calls upon the wings of the high places of town,

      References for Proverbs 9:3

        • á 9:3 - Or "young maidens"
          4 "Whoever [is] simple, let him turn here." As for the one who lacks {sense},b she says to him,

          References for Proverbs 9:4

            • â 9:4 - Literally "heart"
              5 "Come, eat with my bread; drink with the wine I have mixed.
              6 Lay aside simplicity and live; walk in the way of understanding."
              7 He who corrects a scoffer gains abuse for himself, and he who rebukes the wicked {gets hurt}.c

              References for Proverbs 9:7

                • ã 9:7 - Literally "abuse him"
                  8 Do not rebuke a scoffer, lest he hate you; rebuke the wise and he will love you.
                  9 Give to a wise one and he will become more wise; {teach}d a righteous one and he will increase learning.

                  References for Proverbs 9:9

                    • ä 9:9 - Literally "make known to"