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Proverbs 30:28

    Proverbs 30:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The spider takes hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The lizard taketh hold with her hands, Yet is she in kings palaces.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    You may take the lizard in your hands, but it is in kings' houses.

    Webster's Revision

    The lizard taketh hold with her hands, Yet is she in kings palaces.

    World English Bible

    You can catch a lizard with your hands, yet it is in kings' palaces.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The lizard taketh hold with her hands, yet is she in kings' palaces,

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 30:28

    Spider - Rather, the Gecko (or Stellio), a genus of the lizard tribe, many species of which haunt houses, make their way through crevices in the walls, and with feet that secrete a venomous exudation catch the spiders or the flies they find there.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 30:28

    30:28 Hands - With her legs, which he calls hands, because they serve her for the same use, to do her work, to weave her web, and to catch gnats or flies. Palaces - Is not only in poor cottages, but many times in palaces also.