Proverbs 1:21

“She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Shee crieth in the chiefe place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she vttereth her words, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

At the head of the noisy {streets} she cries out; At the entrance of the gates in the city she utters her sayings:
- New American Standard Version (1995)

She crieth in the chief place of concourse; At the entrance of the gates, In the city, she uttereth her words:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Her words are sounding in the meeting-places, and in the doorways of the town:
- Basic English Bible

she calleth in the chief [place] of concourse, in the entry of the gates; in the city she uttereth her words:
- Darby Bible

She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,
- Webster's Bible

She calls at the head of noisy places. At the entrance of the city gates, she utters her words:
- World English Bible

At the head of the multitudes she calleth, In the openings of the gates, In the city her sayings she saith:
- Youngs Literal Bible

She calleth at the head of the noisy streets, at the entrances of the gates, in the city, she uttereth her words:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 1:21


1:21 Gates - Where magistrates sit in judgment, and people are assembled. The city - Not only in the gate, but in every part of the city.


Discussion for Proverbs 1

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 1:15 MY SON WALK NOT THOU IN THE WAY WITH THEM REFRAIN THY FOOT FROM THEIR PATH-1:16-FOR THEIR FEET RUN TO EVIL AND MAKE HASTE TO SHED BLOOD ACTS 20:26 WHEREFORE I TAKE YOU TO RECORD THIS DAY THAT I AMM PURE FROM THE BLOOD OF ALL MEN-20:27-FOR I HAVE NOT SHUNNED TO DECLARE UNTO YOU ALL THE COUNSEL OF GOD ACTS 5:20 GO STAND AND SPEAK IN THE TEMPLE TO THE PEOPLE ALL THE WORDS OF THIS LIFE
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 1:25 BUT YOU HAVE SET AT NOUGHT ALL MY COUNSEL AND WOULD NONE OF MY REPROOF --1:26--I ALSO WILL LAUGH AT YOUR CALAMITY I WILL MOCK WHEN YOUR FEAR COMETH --1:27--WHEN YOUR FEAR COMETH AS DESOLATION AND YOUR DESTRUCTION COMETH AS A WHIRLWIND WHEN DISTRESS AND ANGUISH COME UPON YOU --1:28--THEN SHALL THEY CALL UPON ME BUT I WILL NOT ANSWER THEY SHALL SEEK ME EARLY BUT THEY SHALL NOT FIND ME
  • BSP
    Verse 8: Children are here urged to obey and listen to the counsel and discipline that they receive from their parents.
  • Linda Mckay
    Proverbs gives you understanding of a true l8v8ng God cause he lives in me cause i am like it says in verse 7 i am like the woman shouting out for more Wisdom in Jesus Name
  • Lu2677
    Proverbs 1:5 "A wise man will hear and increase learning, and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: V.20 "Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets" V.23 "Turn you at my reproof; behold I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you." May the Lord give you wisdom.
  • Queen Ebaide
    Proverb 1 said it all, we all pray for GRACE FOR EASY LIFE, here is the short cut in verse 8;

    " My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:( God is our spiritual parent)

    9 For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck (Favour and acceptability."

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