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Proverbs 9:13

    Proverbs 9:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knows nothing.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The foolish woman is full of noise; she has no sense at all.

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

    The foolish woman is loud, Undisciplined, and knows nothing.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 9:13

    A foolish woman is clamorous - Vain, empty women, are those that make most noise. And she that is full of clamor, has generally little or no sense. We have had this character already, see Proverbs 7:11. The translation of the Septuagint is very remarkable: Γυνη αφρων και θρασεια, ενδεης ψωμου γινεται, "A lewd and foolish woman shall be in need of a morsel of bread."

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 9:13

    The picture of the harlot as the representative of the sensual life, the Folly between which and Wisdom the young man has to make his choice (Proverbs 9:3 note). "Simple," in the worst sense, as open to all forms of evil. "Knoweth nothing," ignorant with the ignorance which is willful and reckless.