Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 31:23-31

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Proverbs 31:23-31

NRS 23 Her husband is known in the city gates, taking his seat among the elders of the land. NIV 23 Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land. NRS 24 She makes linen garments and sells them; she supplies the merchant with sashes. NIV 24 She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes. NRS 25 Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. NIV 25 She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. NRS 26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. NIV 26 She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. NRS 27 She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. NIV 27 She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. NRS 28 Her children rise up and call her happy; her husband too, and he praises her: NIV 28 Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: NRS 29 "Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all." NIV 29 "Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all." NRS 30 Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. NIV 30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. NRS 31 Give her a share in the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the city gates. NIV 31 Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.