Proverbs 1:20-33 NAS

Wisdom Warns

20 1Wisdom shouts in the street, She alifts her voice in the square;

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21 At the head of the noisy streets she cries out; At the entrance of the gates in the city she utters her sayings:
22 "How long *, O b2naive ones, will you love cbeing simple-minded? And 3scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools 4hate knowledge?

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    • g 1:22 - Lit "simple ones"
    • h 1:22 - Or "naivete"
      23 "Turn to my reproof, Behold, I will 5pour out my spirit on you; I will make my words known to you.

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      24 "Because 6I called and you 7refused, I 8stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;

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      25 And you 9neglected all my counsel And did not 10want my reproof;

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      26 I will also 11laugh at your 12calamity; I will mock when your 13dread comes,

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      27 When your dread comes like a storm And your calamity comes like a 14whirlwind, When distress and anguish come upon you.

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      28 "Then they will 15call on me, but I will not answer; They will 16seek me diligently but they will not find me,
      29 Because * they 17hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the LORD.

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      30 "They 18would not accept my counsel, They spurned all my reproof.

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      31 "So they shall 19eat of the fruit of their own way And be 20satiated with their own devices.

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      32 "For the 21waywardness of the dnaive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.

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        • i 1:32 - Lit "simple ones"
          33 "But 22he who listens to me shall elive securely And will be at ease from the dread of evil."

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