New International Version
on top of the wall she cries out, at the city gate she makes her speech:
King James Bible
She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,
Darby Bible Translation
she calleth in the chief [place] of concourse, in the entry of the gates; in the city she uttereth her words:
World English Bible
She calls at the head of noisy places. At the entrance of the city gates, she utters her words:
Young's Literal Translation
At the head of the multitudes she calleth, In the openings of the gates, In the city her sayings she saith:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wisdom crieth - Here wisdom is again personified, as it is frequently, throughout this book; where nothing is meant but the teachings given to man, either by Divine revelation or the voice of the Holy Spirit in the heart. And this voice of wisdom is opposed to the seducing language of the wicked mentioned above. This voice is everywhere heard, in public, in private, in the streets, and in the house. Common sense, universal experience, and the law of justice written on the heart, as well as the law of God, testify against rapine and wrong of every kind.
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LibraryA Young Man's Best Counsellor
'The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2. To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3. To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4. To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion, 5. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: 6. To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. 7. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Preface to the Reader.
How the Obstinate and the Fickle are to be Admonished.
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
Out in the open wisdom calls aloud, she raises her voice in the public square;
"How long will you who are simple love your simple ways? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge?
Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice?
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