Proverbs 9:14
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New International Version
She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city,

King James Bible
For she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city,

Darby Bible Translation
And she sitteth at the entry of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city,

World English Bible
She sits at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city,

Young's Literal Translation
And she hath sat at the opening of her house, On a throne -- the high places of the city,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For she sitteth at the door of her house - Her conduct here marks at once her folly, impudence, and poverty. See above on Proverbs 7:6 (note), etc., where the reader will find a similar character.

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Proverbs 7:10-12 And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtle of heart...

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Proverbs 9:3 She has sent forth her maidens: she cries on the highest places of the city,

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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 5:8
Keep to a path far from her, do not go near the door of her house,

Proverbs 7:12
now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.)

Proverbs 8:2
At the highest point along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand;

Proverbs 9:3
She has sent out her servants, and she calls from the highest point of the city,

Proverbs 9:15
calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on their way,

Ezekiel 16:25
At every street corner you built your lofty shrines and degraded your beauty, spreading your legs with increasing promiscuity to anyone who passed by.

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