King James Version (KJV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System. 7 Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince. Proverbs 17 New International Version (NIV) 17 Better a dry crust with peace and quiet. To render evil for good is devilish. Those that laugh at poverty, treat God's providence and precepts with contempt. 15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the Lord. DailyVerses.net. She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. 2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death. 8 A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth. 15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD. Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that wh 24 Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates. 4 Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom. Cancel. Ecclesiastes 10:17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! 33 Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife. Version. 18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. #5|. He is careful when he does speak, to speak to the purpose. 11 An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him. #2|. 4|. 6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers. #14|. 28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding. Version. Proverbs 17:17 Context. God knows his heart, and the folly that is bound there; therefore he cannot be deceived in his judgment as men may be.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Proverbs 31:16 She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. 10 The proverbs of Solomon. Wicked children despise the authority of their father, and the tenderness of their mother. 19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. 19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman. 23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment. A fool, in Solomon's Proverbs, signifies a wicked man, whom excellent speech does not become, because his conversation contradicts it. English. Proverbs 17 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. 11 An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him. 3 The Lord will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked. PROVERBS 31:17. Man's neglect of God's favour and his own interest is very absurd. 3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts. He thus has often shown the sin remaining in the heart of the believer. Let not any wrong their families. 19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. She perceiveth that her merchandise is good — She finds great comfort and good success in her labours. The wise servant is more deserving, and more likely to appear one of the family, than a profligate son. #20|. 16 Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it? 2 What, my son? #13|. Update. 19|. 3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts. Topics Archive Bible books Random Verse Search Subscribe Log in. than a house full of feasting, with strife. KJV: King James Version . The wicked are ready to part with their money, though loved, that they may not suffer for their crimes. She girdeth her loins with strength — 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. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. 24 Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth. Satan, and the messengers of Satan, shall be let loose upon an evil man. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. 4 A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue. 8 A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth. Proverbs 31:17 KJV. God tries the heart by affliction. 13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} This speaks very plainly what many wise and good men feel very strongly, how grievous it is to have a foolish, wicked child. #3|. 15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD. But no friend, except Christ, deserves unlimited confidence. This is the King James Version of the Audio Bible. #22|. Read chapter Proverbs 17 online. The role of wisdom in creation is the subject of 8:22-31 (see notes there), where wisdom as an attribute of God is personified. 32 If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth. 25 A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him. 31 A greyhound; an he goat also; and a king, against whom there is no rising up. The prudent man keeps the word of God continually in view. BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD: The Holy Bible: King James Version. Bible Language English. It is an honour to children to have wise and godly parents continued to them, even after they are grown up and settled in the world. 18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. 18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. Proverbs 17 - Better [is] a dry morsel with quietness, Than a house full of feasting* [with] strife. #18|. The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. There is nothing got by ill designs. and did not one fashion us in the womb? Isaiah 5:22 3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts. Proverbs 31:17-18. Job 31:15 Did not he that made me in the womb make him? DailyVerses.net › Bible books › Proverbs < Proverbs 17 - KJV > … 1 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. Bible Language English. Let us watch over our own passions, and avoid the company of furious men. #25|. #15|. There many versions of the Bible, but the King James Version (KJV) Bible is probably the most well loved version of the Bible there is. What danger there is in the beginning of strife! 12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly. 2 A prudent servant will rule over a disgraceful son. Flatterers, especially false teachers, are welcome to those that live in sin. Bible Language English. Bible > KJV + Strong's > Proverbs 31 Proverbs 31 KJV + Strong's. 9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends. 18 The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright. And many have paid dear for an unbridled tongue. Proverbs 23 King James Version (KJV). 14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with. 27 He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. What influence should the gifts of God have on our hearts! 28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding. 16 Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it? 20 She stretcheth out her hand to … Proverbs 17 King James Version (KJV) 17 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. #12|. 20 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. 17 A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. #17|. 12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly. 13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house. 7 Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince. #16|. 20 He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief. 22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Commentary for Proverbs 17. 21 He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy. #27,28|. #11|. 20 He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief. Cancel. 1 These words recommend family love and peace, as needful for the comfort of human life. 2000. 22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. The way to preserve peace is to make the best of every thing; not to notice what has been said or done against ourselves. 3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts. 4 A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue. Proverbs 17 - Better [is] a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices [with] strife. A gentle reproof will enter, not only into the head, but into the heart of a wise man. When I memorize Scripture, I usually choose the King James version and the passage of Proverbs 31 is no different. 5 Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. To get what Proverbs 31:17 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. 16 Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it? 21 He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy. The Book of Proverbs read by Alexander Scourby. KJV: King James Version . KJV: King James Version . #21|. Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.#sacrifices: or, good cheer A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have Proverbs 10 King James Version (KJV). Proverbs 31:17, KJV: "She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms." Proverbs 31:17 KJV: She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. God is called the Maker of the poor (14:31; 17:5; 22:2). #3|. Proverbs 31 - The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. And strengtheneth her arms — Puts forth her utmost strength in her business. Proverbs 17:5 Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he … 33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known. and what, ... 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. Cancel. 10 A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool. Here you can read about the verses about the virtuous woman and see how beautiful and poetic the Proverbs 31 King James Version really is.. #23|. 31 He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor. 2 The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. #2|. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. 19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. Proverbs 20 King James Version (KJV). Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. 9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends. It is very wrong to find fault for doing what is duty. KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. and what, the son of my womb? Proverbs 31:17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. 3 It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling. Proverbs 31:18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. 17 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. Read verse in King James Version And a man who affects a style of living above his means, goes the way to ruin. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} and will share the inheritance as one of the family. Although Proverbs is more practical than theological, God's work as Creator is especially highlighted. 23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment. Proverbs 31 Bible ... KJV / Proverbs / Proverbs 31; ... 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. 18 A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend. The Proverbs: 17: 1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of sacrifices with strife. It is great mercy that God gives us leave to be cheerful, and cause to be cheerful, if by his grace he gives us hearts to be cheerful. If we would keep a clear conscience and a quiet mind, we must shun all excitements to anger. 32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death. 1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. 20 She stretcheth out her hand to … Proverbs 31:17, ESV: "She dresses herself with strength and makes her arms strong." Proverbs 31:31 KJV. 3 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, In Him this text did receive, and still receives its most glorious fulfilment. Yet Christ's becoming Surety for men, was a glorious display of Divine wisdom; for he was able to discharge the bond. The Words of King Lemuel. No change of outward circumstances should abate our affection for our friends or relatives. 6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers. 14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with. Resist its earliest display; and leave it off, if it were possible, before you begin. 19 He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction. God tries the heart by affliction. 5 Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. 26 Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity. 27 He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. 17 A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. and what, the son of my vows? #10|. Read verse in King James Version #7|. 5 Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. 1 These words recommend family love and peace, as needful for the comfort of human life. 8|. 23 When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee: 2 And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. Proverbs 31:1 KJV. #26|. Proverbs 31:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Proverbs 31:17, NIV: "She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks." 19 He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction. Proverbs 21:17–31 17 He that loveth pleasure c shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich. 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. #9|. 14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} But the foolish man cannot fix his thoughts, nor pursue any purpose with steadiness. 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. 18 A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend. 26 Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity. #6|. The wise servant is more deserving, and more likely to appear one of the family, than a profligate son. 10 A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool. 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