Proverbs 30 :23

Proverbs 30 :23 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

For an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

King James Version (KJV)

For an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

American Standard Version (ASV)

For an odious woman when she is married; And a handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

A hated woman when she is married; and a servant-girl who takes the place of her master's wife.

Webster's Revision

For an odious woman when she is married; and a handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

World English Bible

for an unloved woman when she is married; and a handmaid who is heir to her mistress.

English Revised Version (ERV)

For an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

Definitions for Proverbs 30 :23

Odious - Abhorrent; to stink; loathesome.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 30 :23

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 30 :23

Odious woman - One in whom there is nothing loveable. Marriage, which to most women is the state in which they find scope for their highest qualities, becomes to her only a sphere in which to make herself and others miserable.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 30 :23

30:23 An odious - Proud, and perverse. Married - For then she displays all those ill humours, which before, she concealed. Is heir - Which great and sudden change transports her beside herself, and makes her insufferably proud and scornful.
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