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Proverbs 9

ASV 1 Wisdom hath builded her house; She hath hewn out her seven pillars: NIV 1 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars. ASV 2 She hath killed her beasts; She hath mingled her wine; She hath also furnished her table: NIV 2 She has prepared her meat and mixed her wine; she has also set her table. ASV 3 She hath sent forth her maidens; She crieth upon the highest places of the city: NIV 3 She has sent out her maids, and she calls from the highest point of the city. ASV 4 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: As for him that is void of understanding, she saith to him, NIV 4 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. ASV 5 Come, eat ye of my bread, And drink of the wine which I have mingled. NIV 5 "Come, eat my food and drink the wine I have mixed. ASV 6 Leave off, ye simple ones, and live; And walk in the way of understanding. NIV 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of understanding. ASV 7 He that correcteth a scoffer getteth to himself reviling; And he that reproveth a wicked man [getteth] himself a blot. NIV 7 "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse. ASV 8 Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate thee: Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee. NIV 8 Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you. ASV 9 Give [instruction] to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning. NIV 9 Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning. ASV 10 The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. NIV 10 "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. ASV 11 For by me thy days shall be multiplied, And the years of thy life shall be increased. NIV 11 For through me your days will be many, and years will be added to your life. ASV 12 If thou art wise, thou art wise for thyself; And if thou scoffest, thou alone shalt bear it. NIV 12 If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer." ASV 13 The foolish woman is clamorous; [She is] simple, and knoweth nothing. NIV 13 The woman Folly is loud; she is undisciplined and without knowledge. ASV 14 And she sitteth at the door of her house, On a seat in the high places of the city, NIV 14 She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city, ASV 15 To call to them that pass by, Who go right on their ways: NIV 15 calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on their way. ASV 16 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither; And as for him that is void of understanding, she saith to him, NIV 16 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. ASV 17 Stolen waters are sweet, And bread [eaten] in secret is pleasant. NIV 17 "Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!" ASV 18 But he knoweth not that the dead are there; That her guests are in the depths of Sheol. NIV 18 But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.