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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 9

Found 18 Verses

Proverbs 9:10

Bible Rank: 1,164
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. NIV
The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is the beginning (the chief and choice part) of Wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight and understanding. AMP
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. KJV

Proverbs 9:11

Bible Rank: 4,543
For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life. NIV
For by me [Wisdom from God] your days shall be multiplied, and the years of your life shall be increased. AMP
For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased. KJV

Proverbs 9:12

Bible Rank: 5,972
If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer. NIV
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scorn, you alone will bear it and pay the penalty. AMP
If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself: but if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it. KJV

Proverbs 9:15

Bible Rank: 7,249
Calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on their way NIV
Calling to those who pass by, who go uprightly on their way: AMP
To call passengers who go right on their ways: KJV

Proverbs 9:16

Bible Rank: 7,355
"Let all who are simple come to my house!" To those who have no sense she says NIV
Whoever is simple (wavering and easily led astray), let him turn in here! And as for him who lacks understanding, she says to him, AMP
Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, KJV

Proverbs 9:17

Bible Rank: 7,400
"Stolen water is sweet; food eaten in secret is delicious!" NIV
Stolen waters (pleasures) are sweet [because they are forbidden]; and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. [Prov. 20:17.] AMP
Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. KJV

Proverbs 9:13

Bible Rank: 8,533
Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing. NIV
The foolish woman is noisy; she is simple and open to all forms of evil, she [willfully and recklessly] knows nothing whatever [of eternal value]. AMP
A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing. KJV

Proverbs 9:14

Bible Rank: 9,390
She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city NIV
For she sits at the door of her house or on a seat in the conspicuous places of the town AMP
For she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city, KJV

Proverbs 9:18

Bible Rank: 12,466
But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are deep in the realm of the dead. NIV
But he knows not that the shades of the dead are there [specters haunting the scene of past transgressions], and that her invited guests are [already sunk] in the depths of Sheol (the lower world, Hades, the place of the dead). AMP
But he knoweth not that the dead are there; and that her guests are in the depths of hell. KJV

Proverbs 9:7

Bible Rank: 13,859
Whoever corrects a mocker invites insults; whoever rebukes the wicked incurs abuse. NIV
He who rebukes a scorner heaps upon himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man gets for himself bruises. AMP
He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot. KJV

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