Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 9

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Proverbs 9

KJV 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. KJV 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. KJV 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. KJV 4 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, NIV 4 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. KJV 5 Come , eat 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. KJV 6 Forsake the foolish, and live ; and go in the way of understanding. NIV 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of understanding. KJV 7 He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot. NIV 7 "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse. KJV 8 Reprove not a scorner , lest he hate thee: rebuke 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. KJV 9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser : teach a just 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. KJV 10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. NIV 10 "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. KJV 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. KJV 12 If thou be wise , thou shalt be wise for thyself: but if thou scornest , 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." KJV 13 A foolish woman is clamorous : she is simple, and knoweth nothing. NIV 13 The woman Folly is loud; she is undisciplined and without knowledge. KJV 14 For 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, KJV 15 To call passengers who go right on their ways: NIV 15 calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on their way. KJV 16 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, NIV 16 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. KJV 17 Stolen waters are sweet , and bread eaten in secret is pleasant . NIV 17 "Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!" KJV 18 But he knoweth not that the dead are there; and that her guests are in the depths of hell. NIV 18 But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.