Proverbs 9:13

“ A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, & knoweth nothing.”

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Other Translations

A foolish woman [is] clamorous: [she is] simple, and knoweth nothing.
- King James Version

The woman of folly is boisterous, {She is} naive and knows nothing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The foolish woman is clamorous; `She is' simple, and knoweth nothing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The foolish woman is full of noise; she has no sense at all.
- Basic English Bible

The foolish woman is clamorous; she is stupid, and knoweth nothing.
- Darby Bible

A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing.
- Webster's Bible

The foolish woman is loud, Undisciplined, and knows nothing.
- World English Bible

A foolish woman [is] noisy, Simple, and hath not known what.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The woman Folly is riotous; she is thoughtless, and knoweth nothing.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 9

  • Miranda Taylor
    The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. v10
  • Mr. Smith
    Both Wisdom vs 4 and Foolish vs 16 cry out to the same person to come in. Wisdom, our divine spiritual imagination and Foolishness, our own sense realm, beckon our attention. One leads to life and understanding and one to death and destruction. Choose this day whom ye shall serve. I set before thee life and death, blessing and cursing. The ongoing human struggle.
  • Master Prophet
    It teaches a Women how to examine her ro live in the Obedience to God. We must acknowledge that only what we do doe God will be counted for.
  • Irene123
    V. 8 is referring to a 'wise' man who is walking in the 'light' of the Word of God; he has God's spirit in him and therefore has God's love for souls and will welcome any correction from a fellow Christian in that walk - so he will be right with God. He won't feel condemned if the correction is given gently in the spirit of God's love.
  • Irene123
    I like Gina's comment on Pro. 9:12 - 11/30/'14 .....
  • Steven Wong
    Proverbs 9:13-18 to me mean a choice before me : better if we walk the path of wisdom or bitter the path of folly. I called these paths brain tracks. The names that follows each track are name of spirits.
    1. Sonship/Daughtership
    Offence>Forgiveness >Mercy>Grace>Love
    2. Orphan aka Folly
    Offence>Unforgiveness>Resentment >Bitterness >Revenge >Slander or Murder or Stealing

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