KJV PRO31 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekPRO30.htm ECC1.htm
31:1 The words [H1697] of king [H4428] Lemuel [H3927] , the prophecy [H4853] that his mother [H517] taught [H3256] him.
31:2 What, my son [H1248] ? and what, the son [H1248] of my womb [H990] ? and what, the son [H1248] of my vows [H5088] ?
31:3 Give [H5414] not thy strength [H2428] unto women [H802] , nor thy ways [H1870] to that which destroyeth [H4229] kings [H4428] .
31:4 [It is] not for kings [H4428] , O Lemuel [H3927] , [it is] not for kings [H4428] to drink [H8354] wine [H3196] ; nor for [H335] [H176] princes [H7336] strong drink [H7941] :
31:5 Lest they drink [H8354] , and forget [H7911] the law [H2710] , and pervert [H8138] the judgment [H1779] of any of the afflicted [H1121] [H6040] .(prevert: Heb. alter)(of any: Heb. of all the sons of affliction)
31:6 Give [H5414] strong drink [H7941] unto him that is ready to perish [H6] , and wine [H3196] unto those that be of heavy [H4751] hearts [H5315] .(of: Heb. bitter of soul)
31:7 Let him drink [H8354] , and forget [H7911] his poverty [H7389] , and remember [H2142] his misery [H5999] no more.
31:8 Open [H6605] thy mouth [H6310] for the dumb [H483] in the cause [H1779] of all such as are appointed [H1121] to destruction [H2475] .(such: Heb. the sons of destruction)
31:9 Open [H6605] thy mouth [H6310] , judge [H8199] righteously [H6664] , and plead [H1777] the cause of the poor [H6041] and needy [H34] .
31:10 Who can find [H4672] a virtuous [H2428] woman [H802] ? for her price [H4377] [is] far [H7350] above rubies [H6443] .
31:11 The heart [H3820] of her husband [H1167] doth safely trust [H982] in her, so that he shall have no need [H2637] of spoil [H7998] .
31:12 She will do [H1580] him good [H2896] and not evil [H7451] all the days [H3117] of her life [H2416] .
31:13 She seeketh [H1875] wool [H6785] , and flax [H6593] , and worketh [H6213] willingly [H2656] with her hands [H3709] .
31:14 She is like the merchants' [H5503] ships [H591] ; she bringeth [H935] her food [H3899] from afar [H4801] .
31:15 She riseth [H6965] also while it is yet night [H3915] , and giveth [H5414] meat [H2964] to her household [H1004] , and a portion [H2706] to her maidens [H5291] .
31:16 She considereth [H2161] a field [H7704] , and buyeth [H3947] it: with the fruit [H6529] of her hands [H3709] she planteth [H5193] a vineyard [H3754] .(buyeth: Heb. taketh)
31:17 She girdeth [H2296] her loins [H4975] with strength [H5797] , and strengtheneth [H553] her arms [H2220] .
31:18 She perceiveth [H2938] that her merchandise [H5504] [is] good [H2896] : her candle [H5216] goeth not out [H3518] by night [H3915] .(She: Heb. She tasteth)
31:19 She layeth [H7971] her hands [H3027] to the spindle [H3601] , and her hands [H3709] hold [H8551] the distaff [H6418] .
31:20 She stretcheth out [H6566] her hand [H3709] to the poor [H6041] ; yea, she reacheth forth [H7971] her hands [H3027] to the needy [H34] .(She: Heb. She spreadeth)
31:21 She is not afraid [H3372] of the snow [H7950] for her household [H1004] : for all her household [H1004] [are] clothed [H3847] with scarlet [H8144] .(scarlet: or, double garments)
31:22 She maketh [H6213] herself coverings of tapestry [H4765] ; her clothing [H3830] [is] silk [H8336] and purple [H713] .
31:23 Her husband [H1167] is known [H3045] in the gates [H8179] , when he sitteth [H3427] among the elders [H2205] of the land [H776] .
31:24 She maketh [H6213] fine linen [H5466] , and selleth [H4376] [it]; and delivereth [H5414] girdles [H2289] unto the merchant [H3669] .
31:25 Strength [H5797] and honour [H1926] [are] her clothing [H3830] ; and she shall rejoice [H7832] in time [H3117] to come [H314] .
31:26 She openeth [H6605] her mouth [H6310] with wisdom [H2451] ; and in her tongue [H3956] [is] the law [H8451] of kindness [H2617] .
31:27 She looketh well [H6822] to the ways [H1979] [H1979] of her household [H1004] , and eateth [H398] not the bread [H3899] of idleness [H6104] .
31:28 Her children [H1121] arise up [H6965] , and call her blessed [H833] ; her husband [H1167] [also], and he praiseth [H1984] her.
31:29 Many [H7227] daughters [H1323] have done [H6213] virtuously [H2428] , but thou excellest [H5927] them all.(have: or, have gotten riches)
31:30 Favour [H2580] [is] deceitful [H8267] , and beauty [H3308] [is] vain [H1892] : [but] a woman [H802] [that] feareth [H3373] the LORD [H3068] , she shall be praised [H1984] .
31:31 Give [H5414] her of the fruit [H6529] of her hands [H3027] ; and let her own works [H4639] praise [H1984] her in the gates [H8179] .