Proverbs 9:14
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New American Standard Bible
She sits at the doorway of her house, On a seat by the high places 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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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Contrast with Proverbs 9:1, etc. The foolish woman has her house, but it is no stately palace with seven pillars, like the home of Wisdom. No train of maidens wait on her, and invite her guests, but she herself sits at the door, her position as prominent as that of Wisdom, counterfeiting her voice, making the same offer to the same class (compare Proverbs 9:16 with Proverbs 9:4).

Proverbs 9:14 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Letter 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
2 Tim. iii. 16.--"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness." We told you that there was nothing more necessary to know than what our end is, and what the way is that leads to that end. We see the most part of men walking at random,--running an uncertain race,--because they do not propose unto themselves a certain scope to aim at, and whither to direct their whole course. According to men's particular
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Proverbs 5:8
Keep your way far from her And do not go near the door of her house,

Proverbs 7:12
She is now in the streets, now in the squares, And lurks by every corner.

Proverbs 8:2
On top of the heights beside the way, Where the paths meet, she takes her stand;

Proverbs 9:3
She has sent out her maidens, she calls From the tops of the heights of the city:

Proverbs 9:15
Calling to those who pass by, Who are making their paths straight:

Ezekiel 16:25
"You built yourself a high place at the top of every street and made your beauty abominable, and you spread your legs to every passer-by to multiply your harlotry.

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