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 Proverbs 18:22; 19:14; 19:18; 20:7; 22:6; 22:15; 23:13 - 14; 27:11; 29:3; 29:15; 29:17; 31:10 - 31
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 18
18:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD.
 
   Chapter 19
19:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
 
19:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death.
 
   Chapter 20
20:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him.
 
   Chapter 22
22:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Train F41 a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.
 
22:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.
 
   Chapter 23
23:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die.
 
23:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death. F45
 
   Chapter 27
27:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.
 
   Chapter 29
29:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
 
29:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.
 
29:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul.
 
   Chapter 31
31:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
F60 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.
 
31:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.
 
31:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.
 
31:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands.
 
31:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar.
 
31:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls.
 
31:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.
 
31:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.
 
31:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She sees that her trading is profitable, and her lamp does not go out at night.
 
31:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In her hand she holds the distaff and grasps the spindle with her fingers.
 
31:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.
 
31:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When it snows, she has no fear for her household; for all of them are clothed in scarlet.
 
31:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She makes coverings for her bed; she is clothed in fine linen and purple.
 
31:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land.
 
31:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes.
 
31:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.
 
31:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
 
31:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.
 
31:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her:
 
31:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all."
 
31:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.
 
31:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F41 Or Start
F45 Hebrew Sheol
F60 Verses 10-31 are an acrostic, each verse beginning with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

 
 

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