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Proverbs 31:17

    Proverbs 31:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    She girds her loins with strength, and strengthens her arms.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    She girdeth her loins with strength, And maketh strong her arms.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    She puts a band of strength round her, and makes her arms strong.

    Webster's Revision

    She girdeth her loins with strength, And maketh strong her arms.

    World English Bible

    She arms her waist with strength, and makes her arms strong.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    She girdeth her loins with strength, and maketh strong her arms.

    Definitions for Proverbs 31:17

    Loins - The lower back; waist.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 31:17

    She girdeth her loins with strength -

    7. She takes care of her own health and strength, not only by means of useful labor, but by healthy exercise. She avoids what might enervate her body, or soften her mind - she is ever active, and girt ready for every necessary exercise. Her loins are firm, and her arms strong.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 31:17

    31:17 Girdeth - She uses great diligence and expedition in her employment; for which end, men in those times used to gird up their long and loose garments about their loins. Strengtheneth - Puts forth her utmost strength in her business.