New American Standard Bible
The woman of folly is boisterous, She is naive 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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The picture of the harlot as the representative of the sensual life, the Folly between which and Wisdom the young man has to make his choice (Proverbs 9:3 note). "Simple," in the worst sense, as open to all forms of evil. "Knoweth nothing," ignorant with the ignorance which is willful and reckless.
LibraryLetter xxi (Circa A. D. 1128) to the Abbot of S. John at Chartres
To the Abbot of S. John at Chartres Bernard dissuades him from resigning his charge, and undertaking a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem. 1. As regards the matters about which you were so good as to consult so humble a person as myself, I had at first determined not to reply. Not because I had any doubt what to say, but because it seemed to me unnecessary or even presumptuous to give counsel to a man of sense and wisdom. But considering that it usually happens that the greater number of persons of sense--or …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
The Authority and Utility of the Scriptures
She does not ponder the path of life; Her ways are unstable, she does not know it.
She is boisterous and rebellious, Her feet do not remain at home;
"How languishing is your heart," declares the Lord GOD, "while you do all these things, the actions of a bold-faced harlot.
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