Proverbs Chapter 9 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 9:1

Wisdom hath built her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars;

Proverbs 9:2

she hath slaughtered her cattle, she hath mingled her wine, she hath also prepared her table;

Proverbs 9:3

she hath sent forth her maidens: she crieth upon the summits of the high places of the city,

Proverbs 9:4

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither. To him that is void of understanding, she saith,

Proverbs 9:5

Come, eat ye of my bread, and drink of the wine that I have mingled.

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake follies and live, and go in the way of intelligence.

Proverbs 9:7

He that instructeth a scorner getteth to himself shame; and he that reproveth a wicked [man] [getteth] to himself a blot.

Proverbs 9:8

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee; reprove a wise [man], and he will love thee.

Proverbs 9:9

Impart to a wise [man], and he will become yet wiser; teach a righteous [man], and he will increase learning.

Proverbs 9:10

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; and the knowledge of the Holy is intelligence.

Proverbs 9:11

For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and years of life shall be added to thee.

Proverbs 9:12

If thou art wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself; and if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.

Proverbs 9:13

The foolish woman is clamorous; she is stupid, and knoweth nothing.

Proverbs 9:14

And she sitteth at the entry of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city,

Proverbs 9:15

to call passers-by who go right on their ways:

Proverbs 9:16

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither. And to him that is void of understanding she saith,

Proverbs 9:17

Stolen waters are sweet, and the bread of secrecy is pleasant.

Proverbs 9:18

But he knoweth not that the dead are there; [that] her guests are in the depths of Sheol.