1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
9:1 ¶ Wisdom hath builded her house, She hath hewn out her pillarsseven.
9:2 She hath slaughtered her slaughter, She hath mingled her wine, Yea, she hath arranged her table.
9:3 She hath sent forth her damsels, She crieth on the tops of the high places of the city:
9:4 'Who [is] simple? let him turn aside hither.' Whoso lacketh heart: she hath said to him,
9:5 'Come, eat of my bread, And drink of the wine I have mingled.
9:6 Forsake ye, the simple, and live, And be happy in the way of understanding.
9:7 The instructor of a scorner Is receiving for itshame, And a reprover of the wickedhis blemish.
9:8 Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee, Give reproof to the wise, and he loveth thee.
9:9 Give to the wise, and he is wiser still, Make known to the righteous, And he increaseth learning.
9:11 For by me do thy days multiply, And added to thee are years of life.
9:12 If thou hast been wise, thou hast been wise for thyself, And thou hast scornedthyself bearest [it].
9:13 ¶ A foolish woman [is] noisy, Simple, and hath not known what.
9:14 And she hath sat at the opening of her house, On a thronethe high places of the city,
9:15 To call to those passing by the way, Who are going straight [on] their paths.
9:16 'Who [is] simple? let him turn aside hither.' And whoso lacketh heartshe said to him,
9:17 'Stolen waters are sweet, And hidden bread is pleasant.'
9:18 And he hath not known that Rephaim [are] there, In deep places of Sheol her invited ones!
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