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Sprejchwead 8 Reimer 2001 (REIMER)

Deit Weisheit nijch roope? Un deit Festentnis nijch räde?

See steit bowe opp dee huage Städe, bie de Sied fonn dän Wajch, tweschen dee Stijchs.

See schrijcht enn dee Paute; bie dee Enngank to dee Grootstaut; bie dee Enngank to dee Däare.

Ekj roop no junt, O Mensche, un miene Stemm no dee Menschesäns.

Doot Weisheit festone, jie eefeltje; un hat en festendjet Hoat, jie Noare!

Horjcht, dan ekj woa fonn wundaboare Dinje räde; un miene opne Leppe woare rajchte Dinje räde.

Dan mien Mul saul Woarheit räde, un miene Leppe hausse Beeset.

Aul dee Wead ut mien Mul sent enn Jerajchtijchkjeit; doa es kjeen fedreidet oda fekjeadet doarenn;

dee sent aule kloa to dän dee festone; un rajcht to dän dee Wissenschoft finje.

10 Nemm mien Ennleare aun, nijch Selwa; un Wissenschoft leewa aus reinet Golt.

11 Dan Weisheit es bäta aus deare Steena; un aulet Fejneaje kaun nijch fejlikjt woare doamet.

12 Ekj, Weisheit, won met Fenunft, un seakj Wissenschoft ut met Fäasejcht.

13 Däm Herr Gott siene Forjcht es Beeset to hausse; Ekj haus Stolltheit un selfst Leew, un dän Beesa Wajch, un daut fedreidet Mul.

14 Rot un jesunde Weisheit sent Miene; Ekj sie Festentnis; ekj ha Krauft.

15 Derjch Mie doone Kjeenijchs Jerajchtijchkjeit utjäwe.

16 Kjeenijch Säns un Helte doone derjch Mie rejeare, un aul dee Rejchta oppe Ead.

17 Ekj ha dän leef dee Mie leef ha, un dee Mie tiedijch seakje, finje Mie.

18 Rikjdom un Ea sent met Mie; aunhoolent Rikjdom un Jerajchtijchkjeit.

19 Miene Frucht es bäta aus Golt, jo, aus reinet Golt; un mien Toonäme es bäta aus daut bastet Selwa.

20 Ekj wank enn dän Stijch fonn Jerajchtijchkjeit, enne Med fonn dän Jerejcht Stijch;

21 Soo daut Ekj mucht feuasoake dän Rikjdom to oawe moake dee Mie leef ha; un ekj woa äare Schatskomasch oppfelle.

22 Dee Herr Gott haft mie aunjeeajent emm Aunfank fonn siene Wäaj, fer siene Woakje fonn dan.

23 Ekj wort fonn dee Eewijchkjeit oppjesat; fonn dee Aunfank, fer däm daut dee Ead wea.

24 Aus doa kjeen Deepet wea, wort ekj fäa jebrocht; aus doa kjeene Wota Kjwale foll Wota weare.

25 Fer däm daut dee Boaj ennjesunke weare, fer dee kjleene Boaj wort ekj fäa jebrocht.

26 Fer däm daut Hee dee Ead un dee Felda jemoakt haud, oda daut hejchste fonn daut Stoff fonn dee Ead.

27 Aus Hee dee Himmels reed muak, wea ekj doa; aus Hee dee Krauns sate deed opp daut Deepet;

28 aus Hee dee Wolkje bowe muak, aus Hee dee stoakje Sprinkjborms muak enn daut Deepe;

29 aus Hee dee Jrense sate deed fa dän See, soo daut daut Wota sien Aunkommendeare nijch äwaträde kunn aus Hee dee Gruntloag fonn dee Ead Befäl jeef;

30 donn wea ekj bie Siene Sied, soo aus en meista Oabeida; un ekj wea jieda Dach sien Fejneaje, un freid mie jiedast mol fer Am;

31 freid mie enne Welt; un mien Fejneaje wea met dee Mensche Kjinje.

32 Nu dan, horjcht no Mie, O jie Kjinje, dan jesäajent sent dee, dee miene Wäaj nofolje.

33 Hea Unjarejchte un sie Weis, un doo daut nijch aufsaje.

34 Jesäajent es dee Maun dee no mie horjcht, dee jieda Dach bie miene Puate luat, en wacht bie mien Däare Past.

35 Dan wäaemma Mie finjt, finjt Läwe; un dee woat Gonnst finje bie däm Herr Gott.

36 Oba wäa jäajen Mie sindijcht deit siene eajne Seel Onnheil, aule dee Mie hausse ha dän Doot leef.

Reimer 2001 (REIMER)

Copyright © 2001 by Elmer Reimer

Proverbs 8 New International Version (NIV)

Wisdom’s Call

Does not wisdom call out?
    Does not understanding raise her voice?
At the highest point along the way,
    where the paths meet, she takes her stand;
beside the gate leading into the city,
    at the entrance, she cries aloud:
“To you, O people, I call out;
    I raise my voice to all mankind.
You who are simple, gain prudence;
    you who are foolish, set your hearts on it.[a]
Listen, for I have trustworthy things to say;
    I open my lips to speak what is right.
My mouth speaks what is true,
    for my lips detest wickedness.
All the words of my mouth are just;
    none of them is crooked or perverse.
To the discerning all of them are right;
    they are upright to those who have found knowledge.
10 Choose my instruction instead of silver,
    knowledge rather than choice gold,
11 for wisdom is more precious than rubies,
    and nothing you desire can compare with her.

12 “I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;
    I possess knowledge and discretion.
13 To fear the Lord is to hate evil;
    I hate pride and arrogance,
    evil behavior and perverse speech.
14 Counsel and sound judgment are mine;
    I have insight, I have power.
15 By me kings reign
    and rulers issue decrees that are just;
16 by me princes govern,
    and nobles—all who rule on earth.[b]
17 I love those who love me,
    and those who seek me find me.
18 With me are riches and honor,
    enduring wealth and prosperity.
19 My fruit is better than fine gold;
    what I yield surpasses choice silver.
20 I walk in the way of righteousness,
    along the paths of justice,
21 bestowing a rich inheritance on those who love me
    and making their treasuries full.

22 “The Lord brought me forth as the first of his works,[c][d]
    before his deeds of old;
23 I was formed long ages ago,
    at the very beginning, when the world came to be.
24 When there were no watery depths, I was given birth,
    when there were no springs overflowing with water;
25 before the mountains were settled in place,
    before the hills, I was given birth,
26 before he made the world or its fields
    or any of the dust of the earth.
27 I was there when he set the heavens in place,
    when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,
28 when he established the clouds above
    and fixed securely the fountains of the deep,
29 when he gave the sea its boundary
    so the waters would not overstep his command,
and when he marked out the foundations of the earth.
30     Then I was constantly[e] at his side.
I was filled with delight day after day,
    rejoicing always in his presence,
31 rejoicing in his whole world
    and delighting in mankind.

32 “Now then, my children, listen to me;
    blessed are those who keep my ways.
33 Listen to my instruction and be wise;
    do not disregard it.
34 Blessed are those who listen to me,
    watching daily at my doors,
    waiting at my doorway.
35 For those who find me find life
    and receive favor from the Lord.
36 But those who fail to find me harm themselves;
    all who hate me love death.”

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 8:5 Septuagint; Hebrew foolish, instruct your minds
  2. Proverbs 8:16 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; other Hebrew manuscripts all righteous rulers
  3. Proverbs 8:22 Or way; or dominion
  4. Proverbs 8:22 Or The Lord possessed me at the beginning of his work; or The Lord brought me forth at the beginning of his work
  5. Proverbs 8:30 Or was the artisan; or was a little child
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