Proverbs Chapter 9 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 9:1

Wisdom hath builded her house, She hath hewn out her pillars -- seven.

Proverbs 9:2

She hath slaughtered her slaughter, She hath mingled her wine, Yea, she hath arranged her table.

Proverbs 9:3

She hath sent forth her damsels, She crieth on the tops of the high places of the city:

Proverbs 9:4

`Who `is' simple? let him turn aside hither.' Whoso lacketh heart: she hath said to him,

Proverbs 9:5

`Come, eat of my bread, And drink of the wine I have mingled.

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake ye, the simple, and live, And be happy in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 9:7

The instructor of a scorner Is receiving for it -- shame, And a reprover of the wicked -- his blemish.

Proverbs 9:8

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee, Give reproof to the wise, and he loveth thee.

Proverbs 9:9

Give to the wise, and he is wiser still, Make known to the righteous, And he increaseth learning.

Proverbs 9:10

The commencement of wisdom `is' the fear of Jehovah, And a knowledge of the Holy Ones `is' understanding.

Proverbs 9:11

For by me do thy days multiply, And added to thee are years of life.

Proverbs 9:12

If thou hast been wise, thou hast been wise for thyself, And thou hast scorned -- thyself bearest `it'.

Proverbs 9:13

A foolish woman `is' noisy, Simple, and hath not known what.

Proverbs 9:14

And she hath sat at the opening of her house, On a throne -- the high places of the city,

Proverbs 9:15

To call to those passing by the way, Who are going straight `on' their paths.

Proverbs 9:16

`Who `is' simple? let him turn aside hither.' And whoso lacketh heart -- she said to him,

Proverbs 9:17

`Stolen waters are sweet, And hidden bread is pleasant.'

Proverbs 9:18

And he hath not known that Rephaim `are' there, In deep places of Sheol her invited ones!