Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 9:5-15

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Proverbs 9:5-15

NKJV 5 "Come, eat of my bread And drink of the wine I have mixed. NIV 5 “Come, eat my food and drink the wine I have mixed. NKJV 6 Forsake foolishness and live, And go in the way of understanding. NIV 6 Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of insight.” NKJV 7 "He who corrects a scoffer gets shame for himself, And he who rebukes a wicked man only harms himself. NIV 7 Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults; whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse. NKJV 8 Do not correct a scoffer, lest he hate you; Rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. NIV 8 Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you; rebuke the wise and they will love you. NKJV 9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; Teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. NIV 9 Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning. NKJV 10 "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And 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. NKJV 11 For by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you. NIV 11 For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life. NKJV 12 If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, And if you scoff, you will bear it alone." NIV 12 If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer. NKJV 13 A foolish woman is clamorous; She is simple, and knows nothing. NIV 13 Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing. NKJV 14 For she sits at the door of her house, On a seat by the highest places of the city, NIV 14 She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city, NKJV 15 To call 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,

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