New Living Translation
Wisdom shouts in the streets. She cries out in the public square.
King James Bible
Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:
Darby Bible Translation
Wisdom crieth without; she raiseth her voice in the broadways;
World English Bible
Wisdom calls aloud in the street. She utters her voice in the public squares.
Young's Literal Translation
Wisdom in an out-place crieth aloud, In broad places she giveth forth her voice,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:20 Wisdom - Having expressed the counsels of wicked men, he now declares the voice of wisdom. By wisdom he understands the wisdom of God revealed to men in his word. And this is said to cry with a loud voice, to intimate God's earnestness in inviting sinners to repentance. Abroad - Or, in the streets or open places. Not in corners, but openly before all the world.
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"I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out My hand, and no man regarded."--Prov. i. 24. "There standeth One among you, whom ye know not."--John i. 26. C. P. C. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Why dost Thou pass unheeded, Treading with piercèd feet The halls of the kingly palace, The busy street? Oh marvellous in Thy beauty, Crowned with the light of God, Why fall they not down to worship Where Thou has trod? Why are Thy hands extended Beseeching whilst men pass by With their empty …
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How the Whole and the Sick are to be Admonished.
How those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
The Reader Reminded How Much He Needs the Assistance of the Spirit of God to Form Him to the Temper Described Above, and what Encouragement He
She calls to the crowds along the main street, to those gathered in front of the city gate:
Listen as Wisdom calls out! Hear as understanding raises her voice!
She has sent her servants to invite everyone to come. She calls out from the heights overlooking the city.
Go out through the Gate of Broken Pots to the garbage dump in the valley of Ben-Hinnom, and give them this message.
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