Proverbs 9:16

16 “Let all who are simple come to my house!” To those who have no sense she says,

Read Proverbs 9:16 Using Other Translations

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,
"Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!" And to him who lacks sense she says,
“Come in with me,” she urges the simple. To those who lack good judgment, she says,

What does Proverbs 9:16 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Proverbs 9:16

Whoso [is] simple, let him turn in hither
The harlot's house, Popish chapels and churches. She uses the same form of words that Wisdom does, ( Proverbs 9:4 ) ; having a form of godliness, a show of religion, but without the power of it; her priests are wolves in sheep's clothing, and speak lies in hypocrisy: and such that she fixes upon as proper persons to work on are the simple, the credulous and unwary; who are not on their guard, and are easily persuaded and imposed on;

and [as for] him that wanteth understanding;
is not well grounded in the principles of Christianity he professes; has not a spiritual and experimental understanding of them:

she saith to him;
addresses him in such language as follows:

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