Proverbs 9:1-6 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Wisdom has built her house, She has hewn out her seven pillars; 1 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars.
2 She has slaughtered her meat, She has mixed her wine, She has also furnished her table. 2 She has prepared her meat and mixed her wine; she has also set her table.
3 She has sent out her maidens, She cries out from the highest places of the city, 3 She has sent out her maids, and she calls from the highest point of the city.
4 "Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!" As for him who lacks understanding, she says to him, 4 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment.
5 "Come, eat of my bread And drink of the wine I have mixed. 5 "Come, eat my food and drink the wine I have mixed.
6 Forsake foolishness and live, And go in the way of understanding. 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of understanding.