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Proverbs 9

TNIV 1 Wisdom has built her house; she has set up its seven pillars. NIV 1 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars. TNIV 2 She has prepared her meat and mixed her wine; she has also set her table. NIV 2 She has prepared her meat and mixed her wine; she has also set her table. TNIV 3 She has sent out her servants, and she calls from the highest point of the city, NIV 3 She has sent out her maids, and she calls from the highest point of the city. TNIV 4 "Let all who are simple come to my house!" To those who have no sense she says, NIV 4 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. TNIV 5 "Come, eat my food and drink the wine I have mixed. NIV 5 "Come, eat my food and drink the wine I have mixed. TNIV 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of insight." NIV 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of understanding. TNIV 7 Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults; whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse. NIV 7 "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse. TNIV 8 Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you; rebuke the wise and they will love you. NIV 8 Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you. TNIV 9 Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning. NIV 9 Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning. TNIV 10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and 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. TNIV 11 For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life. NIV 11 For through me your days will be many, and years will be added to your life. TNIV 12 If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer. NIV 12 If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer." TNIV 13 Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing. NIV 13 The woman Folly is loud; she is undisciplined and without knowledge. TNIV 14 She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city, NIV 14 She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city, TNIV 15 calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on their way, NIV 15 calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on their way. TNIV 16 "Let all who are simple come to my house!" To those who have no sense she says, NIV 16 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. TNIV 17 "Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!" NIV 17 "Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!" TNIV 18 But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are deep in the realm of the dead. NIV 18 But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.