Proverbs 8:1-7 TNIV

Wisdom's Call

1 Does not wisdom call out?1 Does not understanding raise her voice?

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2 At the highest point along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand;
3 beside the gate leading into the city, at the entrance, she cries aloud:2

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4 "To you, O people, I call out;3 I raise my voice to all humankind.

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5 You who are simple,4 gain prudence;5 you who are foolish, set your hearts on it.a

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    • a 8:5 - Septuagint; Hebrew "foolish, instruct your minds"
      6 Listen, for I have trustworthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right.
      7 My mouth speaks what is true,6 for my lips detest wickedness.

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