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Proverbs 31:3 CSB

3 Don't spend your energy on women or your efforts on those who destroy kings.

Study tools for Proverbs 31:3

  • a 31:1 - Or of Lemuel, king of Massa
  • b 31:5 - Lit he
  • c 31:5 - Lit sons of affliction
  • d 31:5 - Ps 72:1-2; Isa 28:7
  • e 31:8 - Lit Open your mouth
  • f 31:8 - Lit who are mute
  • g 31:8 - Lit all the sons of passing away
  • h 31:9 - Lit Open your mouth
  • i 31:9 - Lit and justice for
  • j 31:10 - Or a wife of quality, or a wife of good character; Ru 2:1; 3:11
  • k 31:10 - Vv. 10-31 form an acrostic in Hb.
  • l 31:10 - Pr 12:4; 18:22
  • m 31:13 - Plant from which linen is made
  • n 31:15 - Or tasks
  • o 31:15 - Pr 27:27; 31:27
  • p 31:16 - Or vineyard by her own labors
  • q 31:17 - Lit She wraps strength around her like a belt
  • r 31:17 - Pr 31:25
  • s 31:19 - Pr 31:13
  • t 31:20 - Lit Her hand reaches
  • u 31:21 - LXX, Vg; MT reads are dressed in scarlet
  • v 31:23 - Pr 24:7; 31:31
  • w 31:24 - Or sashes
  • x 31:25 - Pr 31:17
  • y 31:25 - Pr 31:21
  • z 31:26 - Or and the teaching of kindness
  • { 31:27 - Pr 31:15
  • | 31:27 - Lit and does not eat the bread of idleness
  • } 31:29 - Lit daughters
  • ~ 31:29 - Pr 12:4; 31:10
  •  31:31 - Lit the fruit of her hands