Invitations of Wisdom and Folly

1 Wisdom has built her house; she has set upa its seven pillars.
References for Proverbs 9:1
    • t 9:1 - Septuagint, Syriac and Targum; Hebrew "has hewn out"
      2 She has prepared her meat and mixed her wine; she has also set her table.
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      3 She has sent out her servants, and she calls from the highest point of the city,
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      4 “Let all who are simple come to my house!” To those who have no sense she says,
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      5 “Come, eat my food and drink the wine I have mixed.
      6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of insight.”
      References for Proverbs 9:6
      7 Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults; whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse.
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      8 Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you; rebuke the wise and they will love you.
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      9 Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.
      10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
      References for Proverbs 9:10
      11 For through wisdomb your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
      References for Proverbs 9:11
        • u 9:11 - Septuagint, Syriac and Targum; Hebrew "me"
          12 If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer.