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Proverbs 31:31

    Proverbs 31:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Give her of the fruit of her hands; And let her works praise her in the gates.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give her credit for what her hands have made: let her be praised by her works in the public place.

    Webster's Revision

    Give her of the fruit of her hands; And let her works praise her in the gates.

    World English Bible

    Give her of the fruit of her hands! Let her works praise her in the gates!

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her works praise her in the gates.

    Definitions for Proverbs 31:31

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 31:31

    Give her of the fruit of her hands - This may be a prayer. May she long enjoy the fruit of her labors! May she see her children's children, and peace upon Israel!

    And let her own works praise her in the gates - Let what she has done be spoken of for a memorial of her; let her bright example be held forth in the most public places. Let it be set before the eyes of every female, particularly of every wife, and especially of every mother; and let them learn from this exemplar, what men have a right to expect in their wives, the mistresses of their families, and the mothers of their children. Amen.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 31:31

    31:31 Give her - It is but just, that she should enjoy those praises which her labours deserve. Let her works - If men be silent, the lasting effects of her prudence and diligence will trumpet forth her praises. In the gates - In the most publick and solemn assemblies.