Listen as wisdom calls out! Hear as understanding raises her voice!
She stands on the hilltop and at the crossroads.
At the entrance to the city, at the city gates, she cries aloud,
"I call to you, to all of you! I am raising my voice to all people.
How naive you are! Let me give you common sense. O foolish ones, let me give you understanding.
Listen to me! For I have excellent things to tell you. Everything I say is right,
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)