Then they will call upon me, but I will not answer;
they will diligently seek me, but will not find me. Bible other translations

“I will not answer.” This is a statement of fact. People who are in trouble because they ignored Wisdom often call out for her and for the deliverance they want, but to no avail. Often the consequences of foolishness cannot be undone. See commentary on Proverbs 1:26, “I will mock.”

Commentary for: Proverbs 1:28