Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 31:10-31

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Proverbs 31:10-31

CEB 10 A competent wife, how does one find her? Her value is far above pearls. NRS 10 A capable wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. CEB 11 Her husband entrusts his heart to her, and with her he will have all he needs. NRS 11 The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. CEB 12 She brings him good and not trouble all the days of her life. NRS 12 She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. CEB 13 She seeks out wool and flax; she works joyfully with her hands. NRS 13 She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands. CEB 14 She is like a fleet of merchant ships, bringing food from a distance. NRS 14 She is like the ships of the merchant, she brings her food from far away. CEB 15 She gets up while it is still night, providing food for her household, even some for her female servants. NRS 15 She rises while it is still night and provides food for her household and tasks for her servant-girls. CEB 16 She surveys a field and acquires it; from her own resources, she plants a vineyard. NRS 16 She considers a field and buys it; with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard. CEB 17 She works energetically; her arms are powerful. NRS 17 She girds herself with strength, and makes her arms strong. CEB 18 She realizes that her trading is successful; she doesn't put out her lamp at night. NRS 18 She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp does not go out at night. CEB 19 She puts her hands to the spindle; her palms grasp the whorl. NRS 19 She puts her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle. CEB 20 She reaches out to the needy; she stretches out her hands to the poor. NRS 20 She opens her hand to the poor, and reaches out her hands to the needy. CEB 21 She doesn't fear for her household when it snows, because they are all dressed in warm clothes. NRS 21 She is not afraid for her household when it snows, for all her household are clothed in crimson. CEB 22 She makes bedspreads for herself; fine linen and purple are her clothing. NRS 22 She makes herself coverings; her clothing is fine linen and purple. CEB 23 Her husband is known in the city gates when he sits with the elders of the land. NRS 23 Her husband is known in the city gates, taking his seat among the elders of the land. CEB 24 She makes garments and sells them; she supplies sashes to traders. NRS 24 She makes linen garments and sells them; she supplies the merchant with sashes. CEB 25 Strength and honor are her clothing; she is confident about the future. NRS 25 Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. CEB 26 Her mouth is full of wisdom; kindly teaching is on her tongue. she doesn't eat the food of laziness. NRS 26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. CEB 27 She is vigilant over the activities of her household; NRS 27 She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. CEB 28 Her children bless her; her husband praises her: NRS 28 Her children rise up and call her happy; her husband too, and he praises her: CEB 29 "Many women act competently, but you surpass them all!" NRS 29 "Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all." CEB 30 Charm is deceptive and beauty fleeting, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. NRS 30 Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. CEB 31 Let her share in the results of her work; let her deeds praise her in the city gates. NRS 31 Give her a share in the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the city gates.