New International Version
Out in the open wisdom calls aloud, she raises her voice in the public square;
King James Bible
Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:
Darby Bible Translation
Wisdom crieth without; she raiseth her voice in the broadways;
World English Bible
Wisdom calls aloud in the street. She utters her voice in the public squares.
Young's Literal Translation
Wisdom in an out-place crieth aloud, In broad places she giveth forth her voice,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wisdom crieth - Here wisdom is again personified, as it is frequently, throughout this book; where nothing is meant but the teachings given to man, either by Divine revelation or the voice of the Holy Spirit in the heart. And this voice of wisdom is opposed to the seducing language of the wicked mentioned above. This voice is everywhere heard, in public, in private, in the streets, and in the house. Common sense, universal experience, and the law of justice written on the heart, as well as the law of God, testify against rapine and wrong of every kind.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryA Young Man's Best Counsellor
'The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2. To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3. To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4. To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion, 5. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: 6. To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. 7. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Preface to the Reader.
How the Obstinate and the Fickle are to be Admonished.
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
on top of the wall she cries out, at the city gate she makes her speech:
Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice?
She has sent out her servants, and she calls from the highest point of the city,
and go out to the Valley of Ben Hinnom, near the entrance of the Potsherd Gate. There proclaim the words I tell you,
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