Proverbs 9 - World English Bible with Hebrew

Proverbs 9 - World English Bible with Hebrew -

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1 Wisdom has built her house. She has carved out her seven pillars.

1 חָ֭כְמֹות בָּנְתָ֣ה בֵיתָ֑הּ חָצְבָ֖ה עַמּוּדֶ֣יהָ שִׁבְעָֽה׃

2 She has prepared her meat. She has mixed her wine. She has also set her table.

2 טָבְחָ֣ה טִ֭בְחָהּ מָסְכָ֣ה יֵינָ֑הּ אַ֝֗ף עָֽרְכָ֥ה שֻׁלְחָנָֽהּ׃

3 She has sent out her maidens. She cries from the highest places of the city:

3 שָֽׁלְחָ֣ה נַעֲרֹתֶ֣יהָ תִקְרָ֑א עַל־גַּ֝פֵּ֗י מְרֹ֣מֵי קָֽרֶת׃

4 "Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!" As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,

4 מִי־פֶ֭תִי יָסֻ֣ר הֵ֑נָּה חֲסַר־לֵ֝֗ב אָ֣מְרָה לֹּֽו׃

5 "Come, eat some of my bread, Drink some of the wine which I have mixed!

5 לְ֭כוּ לַחֲמ֣וּ בְֽלַחֲמִ֑י וּ֝שְׁת֗וּ בְּיַ֣יִן מָסָֽכְתִּי׃

6 Leave your simple ways, and live. Walk in the way of understanding."

6 עִזְב֣וּ פְתָאיִ֣ם וִֽחְי֑וּ וְ֝אִשְׁר֗וּ בְּדֶ֣רֶךְ בִּינָֽה׃

7 He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.

7 יֹ֤סֵ֨ר׀ לֵ֗ץ לֹקֵ֣חַֽ לֹ֣ו קָלֹ֑ון וּמֹוכִ֖יחַ לְרָשָׁ֣ע מוּמֹֽו׃

8 Don't reprove a scoffer, lest he hate you. Reprove a wise man, and he will love you.

8 אַל־תֹּ֣וכַח לֵ֭ץ פֶּן־יִשְׂנָאֶ֑ךָּ הֹוכַ֥ח לְ֝חָכָ֗ם וְיֶאֱהָבֶֽךָּ׃

9 Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

9 תֵּ֣ן לְ֭חָכָם וְיֶחְכַּם־עֹ֑וד הֹודַ֥ע לְ֝צַדִּ֗יק וְיֹ֣וסֶף לֶֽקַח׃

10 The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

10 תְּחִלַּ֣ת חָ֭כְמָה יִרְאַ֣ת יְהוָ֑ה וְדַ֖עַת קְדֹשִׁ֣ים בִּינָֽה׃

11 For by me your days will be multiplied. The years of your life will be increased.

11 כִּי־בִ֭י יִרְבּ֣וּ יָמֶ֑יךָ וְיֹוסִ֥יפוּ לְּ֝ךָ֗ שְׁנֹ֣ות חַיִּֽים׃

12 If you are wise, you are wise for yourself. If you mock, you alone will bear it.

12 אִם־חָ֭כַמְתָּ חָכַ֣מְתָּ לָּ֑ךְ וְ֝לַ֗צְתָּ לְֽבַדְּךָ֥ תִשָּֽׂא׃

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

13 אֵ֣שֶׁת כְּ֭סִילוּת הֹֽמִיָּ֑ה פְּ֝תַיּ֗וּת וּבַל־יָ֥דְעָה מָּֽה׃

14 She sits at the door of her house, On a seat in the high places of the city,

14 וְֽ֭יָשְׁבָה לְפֶ֣תַח בֵּיתָ֑הּ עַל־כִּ֝סֵּ֗א מְרֹ֣מֵי קָֽרֶת׃

15 To call to those who pass by, Who go straight on their ways,

15 לִקְרֹ֥א לְעֹֽבְרֵי־דָ֑רֶךְ הַֽ֝מְיַשְּׁרִ֗ים אֹֽרְחֹותָֽם׃

16 "Whoever is simple, let him turn in here." As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,

16 מִי־פֶ֭תִי יָסֻ֣ר הֵ֑נָּה וַחֲסַר־לֵ֝֗ב וְאָ֣מְרָה לֹּֽו׃

17 "Stolen water is sweet. Food eaten in secret is pleasant."

17 מַֽיִם־גְּנוּבִ֥ים יִמְתָּ֑קוּ וְלֶ֖חֶם סְתָרִ֣ים יִנְעָֽם׃

18 But he doesn't know that the dead are there, That her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

18 וְֽלֹא־יָ֭דַע כִּֽי־רְפָאִ֣ים שָׁ֑ם בְּעִמְקֵ֖י שְׁאֹ֣ול קְרֻאֶֽיהָ׃

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