Proverbs 9:14
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New Living Translation
She sits in her doorway on the heights overlooking 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,

Proverbs 9:14 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

9:14 At the door - Watching for occasions of sin.

Proverbs 9:14 Parallel Commentaries

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An Analysis of Augustin's Writings against the Donatists.
The object of this chapter is to present a rudimentary outline and summary of all that Augustin penned or spoke against those traditional North African Christians whom he was pleased to regard as schismatics. It will be arranged, so far as may be, in chronological order, following the dates suggested by the Benedictine edition. The necessary brevity precludes anything but a very meagre treatment of so considerable a theme. The writer takes no responsibility for the ecclesiological tenets of the
St. Augustine—writings in connection with the donatist controversy.

The Gospel Feast
"When Jesus then lifted up His eyes, and saw a great company come unto Him, He saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread that these may eat?"--John vi. 5. After these words the Evangelist adds, "And this He said to prove him, for He Himself knew what He would do." Thus, you see, our Lord had secret meanings when He spoke, and did not bring forth openly all His divine sense at once. He knew what He was about to do from the first, but He wished to lead forward His disciples, and to arrest and
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Proverbs 5:8
Stay away from her! Don't go near the door of her house!

Proverbs 7:12
She is often in the streets and markets, soliciting at every corner.

Proverbs 8:2
On the hilltop along the road, she takes her stand at the crossroads.

Proverbs 9:3
She has sent her servants to invite everyone to come. She calls out from the heights overlooking the city.

Proverbs 9:15
She calls out to men going by who are minding their own business.

Ezekiel 16:25
On every street corner you defiled your beauty, offering your body to every passerby in an endless stream of prostitution.

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