New International Version
Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.
King James Bible
A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing.
Darby Bible Translation
The foolish woman is clamorous; she is stupid, and knoweth nothing.
World English Bible
The foolish woman is loud, Undisciplined, and knows nothing.
Young's Literal Translation
A foolish woman is noisy, Simple, and hath not known what.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A foolish woman is clamorous - Vain, empty women, are those that make most noise. And she that is full of clamor, has generally little or no sense. We have had this character already, see Proverbs 7:11. The translation of the Septuagint is very remarkable: Γυνη αφρων και θρασεια, ενδεης ψωμου γινεται, "A lewd and foolish woman shall be in need of a morsel of bread."
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(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
She gives no thought to the way of life; her paths wander aimlessly, but she does not know it.
(She is unruly and defiant, her feet never stay at home;
"'I am filled with fury against you, declares the Sovereign LORD, when you do all these things, acting like a brazen prostitute!
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