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Proverbs 9

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    Proverbs 9:1 Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn out her seven pillars:
    Proverbs 9:2 She has killed her beasts; she has mingled her wine; she has also furnished her table.
    Proverbs 9:3 She has sent forth her maidens: she cries on the highest places of the city,
    Proverbs 9:4 Whoever is simple, let him turn in here: as for him that wants understanding, she said to him,
    Proverbs 9:5 Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled.
    Proverbs 9:6 Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.
    Proverbs 9:7 He that reproves a scorner gets to himself shame: and he that rebukes a wicked man gets himself a blot.
    Proverbs 9:8 Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.
    Proverbs 9:9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
    Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
    Proverbs 9:11 For by me your days shall be multiplied, and the years of your life shall be increased.
    Proverbs 9:12 If you be wise, you shall be wise for yourself: but if you scorn, you alone shall bear it.
    Proverbs 9:13 A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knows nothing.
    Proverbs 9:14 For she sits at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city,
    Proverbs 9:15 To call passengers who go right on their ways:
    Proverbs 9:16 Whoever is simple, let him turn in here: and as for him that wants understanding, she said to him,
    Proverbs 9:17 Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.
    Proverbs 9:18 But he knows not that the dead are there; and that her guests are in the depths of hell.