Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 31:23-31

Revised Standard Version

New International Version

Proverbs 31:23-31

RSV 23 Her husband is known in the gates, when he sits 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. RSV 24 She makes linen garments and sells them; she delivers girdles to the merchant. NIV 24 She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes. RSV 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. RSV 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. RSV 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. RSV 28 Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: NIV 28 Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: RSV 29 "Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all." NIV 29 "Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all." RSV 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. RSV 31 Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates. NIV 31 Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.