Proverbs 31:1-3 NIV

Sayings of King Lemuel

1 The sayings1 of King Lemuel--an oraclea his mother taught him:

References for Proverbs 31:1

    • a 31:1 - Or "of Lemuel king of Massa, which"
      2 "O my son, O son of my womb, O son of my vows,b2

      References for Proverbs 31:2

        • b 31:2 - Or "/ the answer to my prayers"
          3 do not spend your strength on women, your vigor on those who ruin kings.3

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