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Proverbs 9

NIV 1 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars. NIV 1 Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars. NIV 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. NIV 3 She has sent out her maids, 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. NIV 4 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. NIV 4 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. NIV 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. NIV 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of understanding. NIV 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of understanding. NIV 7 "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse. NIV 7 "Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse. NIV 8 Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you. NIV 8 Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you. NIV 9 Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning. NIV 9 Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning. NIV 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. NIV 11 For through me 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. NIV 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." NIV 13 The woman Folly is loud; she is undisciplined and without knowledge. NIV 13 The woman Folly is loud; she is undisciplined and without knowledge. NIV 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, NIV 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. NIV 16 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. NIV 16 "Let all who are simple come in here!" she says to those who lack judgment. NIV 17 "Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!" NIV 17 "Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!" NIV 18 But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave. NIV 18 But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.