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Proverbs 31 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:1 - The words of king Lemo'el; the oracle which his mother taught him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:2 - "Oh, my son!" Oh, son of my womb! Oh, son of my vows!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:3 - Don't give your strength to women, Nor your ways to that which destroys kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:4 - It is not for kings, Lemo'el; It is not for kings to drink wine; Nor for princes to say, 'Where is strong drink?'
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:5 - Lest they drink, and forget the law, And pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:6 - Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish; And wine to the bitter in soul:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:7 - Let him drink, and forget his poverty, And remember his misery no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:8 - Open your mouth for the mute, In the cause of all who are left desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:9 - Open your mouth, judge righteously, And serve justice to the poor and needy."

Description of a Worthy Woman

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:10 - Who can find a worthy woman? For her price is far above rubies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:11 - The heart of her husband trusts in her. He shall have no lack of gain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:12 - She does him good, and not harm, All the days of her life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:13 - She seeks wool and flax, And works eagerly with her hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:14 - She is like the merchant ships. She brings her bread from afar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:15 - She rises also while it is yet night, Gives food to her household, And portions for her servant girls.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:16 - She considers a field, and buys it. With the fruit of her hands, she plants a vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:17 - She girds her loins with strength, And makes her arms strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:18 - She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp doesn't go out by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:19 - She lays her hands to the distaff, And her hands hold the spindle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:20 - She opens her arms to the poor; Yes, she extends her hands to the needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:21 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household; For all her household are clothed with scarlet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:22 - She makes for herself carpets of tapestry. Her clothing is fine linen and purple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:23 - Her husband is respected in the gates, When he sits among the Zakenim of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:24 - She makes linen garments and sells them, And delivers sashes to the merchant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:25 - Strength and dignity are her clothing. She laughs at the time to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:26 - She opens her mouth with wisdom. Faithful instruction is on her tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:27 - She looks well to the ways of her household, And doesn't eat the bread of idleness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:28 - Her children rise up and call her blessed. Her husband also praises her:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:29 - "Many women do noble things, But you excel them all."
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:30 - Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain; But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:31 - Give her of the fruit of her hands! Let her works praise her in the gates!

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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