Bible VersionsNIVProverbs 1:20; Proverbs 5:16; Proverbs 7:12; Proverbs 22:13; Proverbs 24:27
Proverbs 1:20; Proverbs 5:16; Proverbs 7:12; Proverbs 22:13; Proverbs 24:27 (New International Version)
Wisdom calls aloud in the street, she raises her voice in the public squares;
Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares?
now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.)
The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside!" or, "I will be murdered in the streets!"
Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready; after that, build your house.
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