Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 31:4-14

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Proverbs 31:4-14

NIV 4 "It is not for kings, O Lemuel-- not for kings to drink wine, not for rulers to crave beer, NIV 4 "It is not for kings, O Lemuel-- not for kings to drink wine, not for rulers to crave beer, NIV 5 lest they drink and forget what the law decrees, and deprive all the oppressed of their rights. NIV 5 lest they drink and forget what the law decrees, and deprive all the oppressed of their rights. NIV 6 Give beer to those who are perishing, wine to those who are in anguish; NIV 6 Give beer to those who are perishing, wine to those who are in anguish; NIV 7 let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more. NIV 7 let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more. NIV 8 "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. NIV 8 "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. NIV 9 Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy." NIV 9 Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy." NIV 10 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. NIV 10 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. NIV 11 Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. NIV 11 Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. NIV 12 She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life. NIV 12 She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life. NIV 13 She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. NIV 13 She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. NIV 14 She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar. NIV 14 She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar.