Proverbs 9:13
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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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Commentary
Clarke'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."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 7:11 (She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:

Proverbs 21:9,19 It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house...

1 Timothy 6:4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

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The 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
To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the
Madame Guyon—A Short and Easy Method of Prayer

Cross References
Proverbs 5:6
She gives no thought to the way of life; her paths wander aimlessly, but she does not know it.

Proverbs 7:11
(She is unruly and defiant, her feet never stay at home;

Ezekiel 16:30
"'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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