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Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 9

GOD'S WORD Translation

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Proverbs 9

GW 1 Wisdom has built her house. She has carved out her seven pillars. NIV 1 Wisdom has built her house; she has set up its seven pillars. GW 2 She has prepared her meat. She has mixed her wine. She has set her table. NIV 2 She has prepared her meat and mixed her wine; she has also set her table. GW 3 She has sent out her servant girls. She calls from the highest places in the city, NIV 3 She has sent out her servants, and she calls from the highest point of the city, GW 4 "Whoever is gullible turn in here!" She says to a person without sense, NIV 4 “Let all who are simple come to my house!” To those who have no sense she says, GW 5 "Come, eat my bread, and drink the wine I have mixed. NIV 5 “Come, eat my food and drink the wine I have mixed. GW 6 Stop being gullible and live. Start traveling the road to understanding." NIV 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of insight.” GW 7 Whoever corrects a mocker receives abuse. Whoever warns a wicked person gets hurt. NIV 7 Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults; whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse. GW 8 Do not warn a mocker, or he will hate you. Warn a wise person, and he will love you. NIV 8 Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you; rebuke the wise and they will love you. GW 9 Give [advice] to a wise person, and he will become even wiser. Teach a righteous person, and he will learn more. NIV 9 Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning. GW 10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. The 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. GW 11 You will live longer because of me, and years will be added to your life. NIV 11 For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life. GW 12 If you are wise, your wisdom will help you. If you mock, you alone will be held responsible. NIV 12 If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer. GW 13 The woman Stupidity is loud, gullible, and ignorant. NIV 13 Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing. GW 14 She sits at the doorway of her house. She is enthroned on the high ground of the city NIV 14 She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city, GW 15 and calls to those who pass by, those minding their own business, NIV 15 calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on their way, GW 16 "Whoever is gullible turn in here!" She says to a person without sense, NIV 16 “Let all who are simple come to my house!” To those who have no sense she says, GW 17 "Stolen waters are sweet, and food eaten in secret is tasty." NIV 17 “Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!” GW 18 But he does not know that the souls of the dead are there, 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 deep in the realm of the dead.

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