12 If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for [a]thyself, and if thou be a scorner, thou alone shalt suffer.
13 ¶ A [b]foolish woman is troublesome; she is ignorant and knoweth nothing.
14 But she sitteth at the door of her house on a seat in the high places of the city,
Proverbs 9:12Thou shalt have the chief profit and commodity thereof.
Proverbs 9:13By the foolish woman, some understand the wicked preachers, who counterfeit the word of God: as appeareth verse 16, which were the words of the true preachers, as verse 4, but their doctrine is but as stolen waters: meaning, that they are but men’s traditions, which are more pleasant to the flesh than the word of God, and therefore they themselves boast thereof.
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