Proverbs 9:16
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New American Standard Bible
"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here," And to him who lacks understanding she says,

King James Bible
Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

Darby Bible Translation
Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither. And to him that is void of understanding she saith,

World English Bible
"Whoever is simple, let him turn in here." as for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,

Young's Literal Translation
Who is simple? let him turn aside hither.' And whoso lacketh heart -- she said to him,

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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 6:32
The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.

Proverbs 9:4
"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!" To him who lacks understanding she says,

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

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