New American Standard Bible
On top of the heights beside the way, Where the paths meet, she takes her stand;
King James Bible
She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths.
Darby Bible Translation
On the top of high places by the way, at the cross-paths she taketh her stand.
World English Bible
On the top of high places by the way, where the paths meet, she stands.
Young's Literal Translation
At the head of high places by the way, Between the paths she hath stood,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The full enumeration of localities points to the publicity and openness of Wisdom's teaching (see Proverbs 1:20 note), as contrasted with the stealth and secrecy and darkness which shroud the harlot's enticements Proverbs 7:9.
Library"But Whereunto Shall I Liken this Generation?"
Matth. xi. 16.--"But whereunto shall I liken this generation?" When our Lord Jesus, who had the tongue of the learned, and spoke as never man spake, did now and then find a difficulty to express the matter herein contained. "What shall we do?" The matter indeed is of great importance, a soul matter, and therefore of great moment, a mystery, and therefore not easily expressed. No doubt he knows how to paint out this to the life, that we might rather behold it with our eyes, than hear it with our …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Invitation of Wisdom. --Prov. viii.
His Name --The Counsellor
Of the Decrees of God.
She has sent out her maidens, she calls From the tops of the heights of the city:
She sits at the doorway of her house, On a seat by the high places of the city,
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