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Proverbs 1:20–21

20  eWisdom crieth without;

She uttereth her voice in the streets:

21  She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in eethe openings of the gates:

In the city she uttereth her words, saying,

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Proverbs 1:20–21 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 Out in the open wisdom calls aloud,

she raises her voice in the public square;

21 on top of the wall she cries out,

at the city gate she makes her speech:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — English Standard Version (ESV)

20 Wisdom cries aloud in the street,

in the markets she raises her voice;

21 at the head of the noisy streets she cries out;

at the entrance of the city gates she speaks:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 Wisdom shouts in the streets.

She cries out in the public square.

21 She calls to the crowds along the main street,

to those gathered in front of the city gate:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 Wisdom calls aloud outside;

She raises her voice in the open squares.

21 She cries out in the chief concourses,

At the openings of the gates in the city

She speaks her words:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 Wisdom is like a woman shouting in the street;

she raises her voice in the city squares.

21 She cries out in the noisy street

and shouts at the city gates:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 Wisdom crieth aloud in the street;

She uttereth her voice in the broad places;

21 She crieth in the chief place of concourse;

At the entrance of the gates,

In the city, she uttereth her words:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 Wisdom crieth without; she raiseth her voice in the broadways; 21 she calleth in the chief place of concourse, in the entry of the gates; in the city she uttereth her words:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 Wisdom sings her song in the streets.

In the public squares she raises her voice.

21 At the corners of noisy streets she calls out.

At the entrances to the city she speaks her words,

Proverbs 1:20–21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 Wisdom calls out in the street;

she raises her voice in the public squares.

21 She cries out above the commotion;

she speaks at the entrance of the city gates:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 Wisdom cries out in the street;

in the squares she raises her voice.

21 At the busiest corner she cries out;

at the entrance of the city gates she speaks:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 Wisdom calls out in the streets,

in the squares she raises her voice.

21 On a busy corner she cries out,

at the entrances of the gates in the city, she speaks her sayings:

Proverbs 1:20–21 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

20 Wisdom calls out in the street.

She raises her voice in public places.

21 At the noisy street corners she cries out.

Here is what she says near the gates of the city.

Proverbs 1:20–21 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 Wisdom shouts in the street,

She lifts her voice in the square;

21 At the head of the noisy streets she cries out;

At the entrance of the gates in the city she utters her sayings: