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 Proverbs 5:15 - 19; 11:16; 11:22; 12:4; 14:1; 18:22; 21:9; 21:19; 25:24; 27:15 - 16; 30:18 - 19; 31:10 - 31
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 5
5:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well.
 
5:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares?
 
5:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers.
 
5:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth.
 
5:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A loving doe, a graceful deer - may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love.
 
   Chapter 11
11:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
 
11:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.
 
   Chapter 12
12:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A wife of noble character is her husband's crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.
 
   Chapter 14
14:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.
 
   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 21
21:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.
 
21:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and ill-tempered wife.
 
   Chapter 25
25:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.
 
   Chapter 27
27:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping on a rainy day;
 
27:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand.
 
   Chapter 30
30:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand:
 
30:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a maiden.
 
   Chapter 31
31:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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 ]
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Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.
 
31:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.
 
31:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands.
 
31:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar.
 
31:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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 ]
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She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.
 
31:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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 ]
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"Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all."
 
31:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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:
F60 Verses 10-31 are an acrostic, each verse beginning with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

 
 

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