Proverbs 9:16

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,
– Proverbs 9:16

Folly’s invitation is like wisdom’s in the beginning of the chapter. This is deliberate and deceptive. The simple are gullible and easily led astray (Romans 16:18). She targets the simple and uninformed as a prey. Wisdom appeals to them to help them. The invitation is to turn in, and so leave one path for another. It is wise to recognize that many voices call out and commend their own way, but there is only one way that leads to life and peace (John 14:6).

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