New International Version
Wisdom has built her house; she has set up its seven pillars.
King James Bible
Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars:
Darby Bible Translation
Wisdom hath built her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars;
World English Bible
Wisdom has built her house. She has carved out her seven pillars.
Young's Literal Translation
Wisdom hath builded her house, She hath hewn out her pillars -- seven.
Proverbs 9:1 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wisdom hath builded her house - The eternal counsel of God has framed the universe.
She hath hewn out her seven pillars - Every thing has been so constructed as to exhibit a scene of grandeur, stability, and durableness.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
wisdom The infinite and eternal Wisdom of God, which has so framed the universe as to exhibit a scene of grandeur and stability, and made ample provision for the innumerable beings by which it is inhabited. builded
LibraryThe Temple of Wisdom
(Preached at Wellington College, All Saints' Day, 1866.) PROVERBS ix. 1-5. Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars: she hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table. She hath sent forth her maidens; she crieth upon the highest places of the city, Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and to him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled. This allegory has been …
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons
To Pastors and Teachers
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are co-workers in God's service; you are God's field, God's building.
1 Corinthians 3:10
By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care.
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone.
1 Peter 2:5
you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established;
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