Her lamp does not go out at night.19 She puts her hands to the distaff,    and her hands hold the spindle.20 She (V)opens her hand to (W)the poor    and reaches out her hands to (X)the needy.21 She is not afraid of snow for her household,    for all her household are clothed in (Y)scarlet. 3 b Do not give your strength to women, Nor your ways c to that which destroys kings. No, son of my womb! The last verse tells us that we will be praised for our hard work and dedication. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 12:13; Eph. 15:11; Job 31:16–20; Prov. For her worth is far above rubies. New King James Version. with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard. Bible Verses « » New Internation Version New King James Version NIV KJV ESV NKJV. Listen, my son, the answer to my prayers! 29 Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all. 2 What, my son? 31 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: 2 What, my son?And what, son of my womb?And what, (A)son of my vows?3 (B)Do not give your strength to women,Nor your ways (C)to that which destroys kings. sons of passing away; Proverbs 31:10 Vv. Read verse in New King James Version And what, son of my vows? She is like the merchant ships, She brings her food from afar. NIV KJV ESV NKJV. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. ( A) of King Lemuel—an inspired utterance his mother taught him. The heart of her husband safely trusts her; So he will have no lack of gain. Ps. Obviously that is a lot to take in. 31 The words of King Lemuel. 31 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: 2 What, my son? This is from the New King James Version of The Bible. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, Deut. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Proverbs 31 New King James Version (NKJV) The Words of King Lemuel’s Mother. a wife of valor, in the sense of all forms of excellence; Proverbs 31:16 Lit. She does him good and not evil All the days of her life. and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. All the days of her life. 4 (D)It is not for kings, O Lemuel,It is not for kings to drink wine,Nor for princes intoxicating drink;5 (E)Lest they drink and forget the law,And pervert the justice of all [a]the afflicted.6 (F)Give strong drink to him who is perishing,And wine to those who are bitter of heart.7 Let him drink and forget his poverty,And remember his misery no more. We are not perfect, nor does God expect us to be. The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769. Proverbs 31 NKJV Parallel NLT [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] New King James Version: New Living Translation: 1 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: 1 The sayings of King Lemuel contain this message, which his mother taught him. 12 She does him good and not evil All the days of her life. 29 “Many daughters have done well, But you excel them all.”. And what, son of my womb? When he sits among the elders of the land. 119; Proverbs 31:10 Lit. 2 What, my son? when he sits among the elders of the land. and what, the son of my womb? which his mother taught him. 119; Proverbs 31:10 Lit. And wine to those who are bitter of heart. Proverbs 31:31 Context. And let her own works praise her in the gates. God promises to recognize our faith. Proverbs 31 King James Version (KJV). 4:28; Heb. Bible Verses « » King James Version. 31 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: [a] What are you doing, (A)son of my womb? For her worth isfar above rubies. 31 Give her of the fruit of her hands, And let her own works praise her in the gates. 11:1; Neh. [f]22 She makes (Z)bed coverings for herself;    her clothing is (AA)fine linen and (AB)purple.23 Her husband is known in (AC)the gates    when he sits among the elders of the land.24 She makes (AD)linen garments and sells them;    she delivers sashes to the merchant.25 (AE)Strength and dignity are her clothing,    and she laughs at the time to come.26 She opens her mouth with wisdom,    and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.27 She looks well to the ways of her household    and does not eat the bread of idleness.28 Her children rise up and call her blessed;    her husband also, and he praises her:29 “Many (AF)women have done (AG)excellently,    but you surpass them all.”30 (AH)Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain,    but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.31 Give her of the fruit of her hands,    and let her works praise her in the gates. X. NKJV Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. 31 Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates. Proverbs 31:1–31 The Words of King Lemuel’s Mother. 11 The heart of her husband safely trusts her; So he will have no lack of gain. All rights reserved. 7:26; Hos. What, my son? and what, the son of my vows? Proverbs 31 - NIV & NKJV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. 10 Who [] can find a [] virtuous wife? 22:9; Rom. And what, son of my womb? 10–31 are an alphabetic acrostic in Hebrew; cf. sons of affliction; Proverbs 31:8 Lit. Read verse in New King James Version Proverbs 31:26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, And on her tongue is the law of kindness. and let her works praise her in the gates. Listen, son of my womb! 2 O my son, O son of my womb, O son of my vows, 3 do not waste your strength on women, on those who ruin kings. 4:11, Deut. 31 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: 2 What, my son? 13:26]. 15:11; Job 31:16–20; Prov. 31. Verse. 1 The sayings of King Lemuel contain this message, # 31:1 Or of Lemuel, king of Massa; or of King Lemuel, an oracle. Proverbs 31 New King James Version (NKJV) The Words of King Lemuel’s Mother. The words of King L’mu’el, the prophecy with which his mother disciplined him: No, my son! Open your mouth, judge righteously, And plead the cause of the poor and needy. ( B) 3 Do not spend your strength[ a] on women, your vigor on those who ruin kings. Proverbs 31 The Words of King Lemuel. Ps. Proverbs 31 New King James Version (NKJV) The Words of King Lemuel’s Mother. 31 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. And what, son of my womb? For her worth is far above rubies. And what, a son of my vows? 4 It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: And let her own works praise her in the gates. 31 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: All rights reserved. This summary of the book of Proverbs provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Proverbs. An oracle that his mother taught him: 2 What are you doing, my son? Proverbs 31 - KJV & NKJV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. The Sayings of King Lemuel. 13:26; Prov. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW NIV Study Bible Notes, Fully Revised Edition. and what, the son of my vows? The Book of Proverbs, Chapter 31 - NKJV Audio Bible PLUS Text. Proverbs 31:8-9 Open your mouth for the speechless, In the cause of all who are appointed to die. 31 The sayings. and what, the son of my vows? Proverbs 31:10-31 NKJV. 13 She seeks wool and flax, And willingly works with her hands. 11:1; Neh. Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. 7:26; Deut. Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that wh Listen to the Bible. The Words of King Lemuel’s Mother. 14 She is like the merchant ships, She brings her food from afar. No, son of my vows! Deut. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. New King James Version (NKJV) NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 11 The heart of her husband safely trusts her; So he will have no lack of gain. Compare Open your mouth for the speechless, In the cause of all who are appointed to die. And what, son of my vows? NKJV 30 Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 2 What, my son? 13:16, The NKJV, American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, NKJV, Abide Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Bride's Bible, Leathersoft, White, Red Letter, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version. Read verse in New King James Version 3 Do not give your strength to women, Nor your ways to that which destroys kings. First 30-days on us! Who can find a virtuous wife? 3 Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings. And what, son of my womb? Proverbs 31:8. speaking weakness. the fruit of her hands Proverbs 31:5 Lit. 10–31 are an alphabetic acrostic in Hebrew; cf. And what, a son of my vows? 31- Rewarded. When he sits among the elders of the land. She is far more precious than (Q)jewels.11 The heart of her husband trusts in her,    and he will have no lack of gain.12 She does him good, and not harm,    all the days of her life.13 She (R)seeks wool and flax,    and works with willing hands.14 She is like the ships of the merchant;    she brings her food from afar.15 She (S)rises while it is yet night    and (T)provides food for her household    and portions for her maidens.16 She considers a field and buys it;    with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard.17 She (U)dresses herself[e] with strength    and makes her arms strong.18 She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. 12 She does him good and not evil. 17:17; 1 Kgs. 8 (G)Open your mouth for the speechless,In the cause of all who are [b]appointed to die.9 Open your mouth, (H)judge righteously,And (I)plead the cause of the poor and needy. 4 It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: 1 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him:. 2 Listen, my son! 31 1 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: 2 What, my son? Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown. Proverbs 31 :: New King James Version (NKJV) Strong's. 4:28; Heb. 28 Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. (1-9) The description of a virtuous woman. and what, the son of my womb? 22:9; Rom. New King James Version (NKJV) NIV KJV ESV NKJV. sons of affliction; Proverbs 31:8 Lit. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Proverbs 31:10-31 Who can find a virtuous wife? Read verse in New King James Version 31 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. She seeks wool and flax, And willingly works with her hands. New King James Version (NKJV). 10 (J)Who[c] can find a [d]virtuous wife?For her worth is far above rubies.11 The heart of her husband safely trusts her;So he will have no lack of gain.12 She does him good and not evilAll the days of her life.13 She seeks wool and flax,And willingly works with her hands.14 She is like the merchant ships,She brings her food from afar.15 (K)She also rises while it is yet night,And (L)provides food for her household,And a portion for her maidservants.16 She considers a field and buys it;From [e]her profits she plants a vineyard.17 She girds herself with strength,And strengthens her arms.18 She perceives that her merchandise is good,And her lamp does not go out by night.19 She stretches out her hands to the distaff,And her hand holds the spindle.20 (M)She extends her hand to the poor,Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy.21 She is not afraid of snow for her household,For all her household is clothed with scarlet.22 She makes tapestry for herself;Her clothing is fine linen and purple.23 (N)Her husband is known in the gates,When he sits among the elders of the land.24 She makes linen garments and sells them,And supplies sashes for the merchants.25 Strength and honor are her clothing;She shall rejoice in time to come.26 She opens her mouth with wisdom,And on her tongue is the law of kindness.27 She watches over the ways of her household,And does not eat the bread of idleness.28 Her children rise up and call her blessed;Her husband also, and he praises her:29 “Many daughters have done well,But you excel them all.”30 Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing,But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.31 Give her of the fruit of her hands,And let her own works praise her in the gates. 10 (A)Who[a] can find a [b]virtuous wife?For her worth is far above rubies.11 The heart of her husband safely trusts her;So he will have no lack of gain.12 She does him good and not evilAll the days of her life.13 She seeks wool and flax,And willingly works with her hands.14 She is like the merchant ships,She brings her food from afar.15 (B)She also rises while it is yet night,And (C)provides food for her household,And a portion for her maidservants.16 She considers a field and buys it;From [c]her profits she plants a vineyard.17 She girds herself with strength,And strengthens her arms.18 She perceives that her merchandise is good,And her lamp does not go out by night.19 She stretches out her hands to the distaff,And her hand holds the spindle.20 (D)She extends her hand to the poor,Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy.21 She is not afraid of snow for her household,For all her household is clothed with scarlet.22 She makes tapestry for herself;Her clothing is fine linen and purple.23 (E)Her husband is known in the gates,When he sits among the elders of the land.24 She makes linen garments and sells them,And supplies sashes for the merchants.25 Strength and honor are her clothing;She shall rejoice in time to come.26 She opens her mouth with wisdom,And on her tongue is the law of kindness.27 She watches over the ways of her household,And does not eat the bread of idleness.28 Her children rise up and call her blessed;Her husband also, and he praises her:29 “Many daughters have done well,But you excel them all.”30 Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing,But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.31 Give her of the fruit of her hands,And let her own works praise her in the gates. NIV 30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. Used by permission. 10 [d] (P)An excellent wife who can find? 30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised. sons of passing away; Proverbs 31:10 Vv. Proverbs 31. Proverbs 31:8. How to apply Proverbs 31 to your life. 2 What, my son? 3 b Do not give your strength to women, Nor your ways c to that which destroys kings. The Holy Bible, New King James Version, Copyright © … 13 She seeks wool and flax, And willingly works with her hands. Proverbs 31 King James Version (KJV). And what, son of my womb? 13:16, [ch. [c]9 Open your mouth, (M)judge righteously,    (N)defend the rights of (O)the poor and needy. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. 14 She is like the merchant ships, She brings her food from afar. Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy. What are you doing, (B)son of my vows?3 Do (C)not give your strength to women,    your ways to those (D)who destroy kings.4 (E)It is not for kings, O Lemuel,    it is not for kings (F)to drink wine,    or for rulers to take (G)strong drink,5 lest they drink and forget what has been decreed    and (H)pervert the rights of all the afflicted.6 Give strong drink to the one who (I)is perishing,    and wine to (J)those in bitter distress;[b]7 (K)let them drink and forget their poverty    and remember their misery no more.8 (L)Open your mouth for the mute,    for the rights of all who are destitute. the fruit of her hands X. NKJV Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy. NKJV 31 Give her of the fruit of her hands, And let her own works praise her in the gates. 12:13; Eph. Proverbs 31 - NKJV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. Red Letter. Bible Verses. The heart of her husband safely trusts her; So he will have no lack of gain. 21 For three things the earth is perturbed, Yes, for four it cannot bear up: 22 For a servant when he reigns, A fool when he is filled with food, 23 A hateful woman when she is married, And a maidservant who succeeds her mistress. a wife of valor, in the sense of all forms of excellence; Proverbs 31:16 Lit. (10-31)1-9 When children are under the mother's eye, she has an opportunity of fashioning their minds aright. 31 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: 17:17; 1 Kin. 30 Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised. Proverbs 29; Proverbs 30; Proverbs 31; Most Popular Verses. And what, son of my womb? Paragraph. 3 Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings. 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