Proverbs Chapter 31: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Proverb Commentaries

Chapter 31

1.The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. Proverbs 31:1
2.What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows? Proverbs 31:2
3.Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings. Proverbs 31:3
4.It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: Proverbs 31:4
5.Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted. Proverbs 31:5
6.Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Proverbs 31:6
7.Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more. Proverbs 31:7
8.Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. Proverbs 31:8
9.Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:9
10.Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. Proverbs 31:10
11.The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. Proverbs 31:11
12.She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. Proverbs 31:12
13.She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. Proverbs 31:13
14.She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar. Proverbs 31:14
15.She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. Proverbs 31:15
16.She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. Proverbs 31:16
17.She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. Proverbs 31:17
18.She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. Proverbs 31:18
19.She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. Proverbs 31:19
20.She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. Proverbs 31:20
21.She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet. Proverbs 31:21
22.She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple. Proverbs 31:22
23.Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. Proverbs 31:23
24.She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. Proverbs 31:24
25.Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come. Proverbs 31:25
26.She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. Proverbs 31:26
27.She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Proverbs 31:27
28.Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Proverbs 31:28
29.Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all. Proverbs 31:29
30.Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised. Proverbs 31:30
31.Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates. Proverbs 31:31