New International Version
Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of insight."
King James Bible
Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
Forsake follies and live, and go in the way of intelligence.
World English Bible
Leave your simple ways, and live. Walk in the way of understanding."
Young's Literal Translation
Forsake ye, the simple, and live, And be happy in the way of understanding.
Proverbs 9:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Forsake the foolish - For the companion of fools must be a fool.
And live - Answer the end for which thou wert born.
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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
For those who find me find life and receive favor from the LORD.
For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
Listen, my son, and be wise, and set your heart on the right path:
Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. They will be my people, and I will be their God.
"'My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd. They will follow my laws and be careful to keep my decrees.
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