Proverbs 31:13



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

She looks for wool and flax And works with her hands in delight.

King James Version

She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.

Holman Bible

She selects wool and flax and works with willing hands.

International Standard Version

She seeks out wool and flax, working with eager hands.

A Conservative Version

She seeks wool and flax, and works willingly with her hands.

American Standard Version

She seeketh wool and flax, And worketh willingly with her hands.

Amplified

She seeks out wool and flax and works with willing hands [to develop it].

Bible in Basic English

She gets wool and linen, working at the business of her hands.

Darby Translation

She seeketh wool and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Daleth She sought wool and flax and worked willingly with her hands.

Julia Smith Translation

She sought wool and flax, and she will work in delight with her hands.

King James 2000

She seeks wool, and flax, and works willingly with her hands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She seeks wool and flax, and she works with the diligence of {her hands}.

Modern King James verseion

She seeks wool and flax, and works willingly with her hands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She occupieth wool and flax, and laboureth gladly with her hands.

NET Bible

She obtains wool and flax, and she is pleased to work with her hands.

New Heart English Bible

She seeks wool and flax, and works eagerly with her hands.

New simplified Bible

She seeks wool, and flax, and works willingly with her hands.

The Emphasized Bible

She seeketh wool and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands:

Webster

She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.

World English Bible

She seeks wool and flax, and works eagerly with her hands.

Youngs Literal Translation

She hath sought wool and flax, And with delight she worketh with her hands.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

צמר 
Tsemer 
Usage: 16

and flax
פּשׁתּה 
Pishteh 
Usage: 16

and worketh

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

Context Readings

An Excellent Woman

12 She does him good and not evil All the days of her life. 13 She looks for wool and flax And works with her hands in delight. 14 She is like merchant ships; She brings her food from afar.


Cross References

Genesis 18:6-8

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Genesis 24:13-14

"Behold, I am standing by the spring, and the daughters of the men of the city are coming out to draw water;

Genesis 24:18-20

She said, "Drink, my lord"; and she quickly lowered her jar to her hand, and gave him a drink.

Genesis 29:9-10

While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was a shepherdess.

Exodus 2:16

Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters; and they came to draw water and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.

Ruth 2:2-3

And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, "Please let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after one in whose sight I may find favor." And she said to her, "Go, my daughter."

Ruth 2:23

So she stayed close by the maids of Boaz in order to glean until the end of the barley harvest and the wheat harvest. And she lived with her mother-in-law.

Isaiah 3:16-24

Moreover, the LORD said, "Because the daughters of Zion are proud And walk with heads held high and seductive eyes, And go along with mincing steps And tinkle the bangles on their feet,

Isaiah 32:9-11

Rise up, you women who are at ease, And hear my voice; Give ear to my word, You complacent daughters.

Acts 9:39-40

So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

1 Thessalonians 4:11

and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.

1 Timothy 5:10

having a reputation for good works; and if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has assisted those in distress, and if she has devoted herself to every good work.

1 Timothy 5:14

Therefore, I want younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;

Titus 2:5

to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

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