Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

As a ring of gold in a swine's snout So is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.

King James Version

As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.

Holman Bible

A beautiful woman who rejects good sense is like a gold ring in a pig's snout.

International Standard Version

Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman without discretion.

A Conservative Version

A ring of gold in a swine's snout, [is] a fair woman who is without discretion.

American Standard Version

As a ring of gold in a swine's snout,'so is a fair woman that is without discretion.

Amplified

As a ring of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman who is without discretion.

Bible in Basic English

Like a ring of gold in the nose of a pig, is a beautiful woman who has no sense.

Darby Translation

A fair woman who is without discretion, is as a gold ring in a swine's snout.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As a gold ring in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.

Julia Smith Translation

A ring of gold in the nose of a swine, a fair woman and she departed from discernment

King James 2000

As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a beautiful woman who is without discretion.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A ring of gold in [the] snout of a pig [is] a woman [who is] beautiful but without discretion.

Modern King James verseion

Like a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a beautiful woman who turns aside discretion.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A fair woman without discreet manners, is like a ring of gold in a swine's snout.

NET Bible

Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who rejects discretion.

New Heart English Bible

Like a gold ring in a pig's snout, is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.

The Emphasized Bible

As a ring of gold in the snout of a swine, is a woman of beauty who hath abandoned discretion.

Webster

As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman who is without discretion.

World English Bible

Like a gold ring in a pig's snout, is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.

Youngs Literal Translation

A ring of gold in the nose of a sow -- A fair woman and stubborn of behaviour.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As a jewel
נזם 
Nexem 
Usage: 17

of gold
זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

in a swine's
חזיר 
Chaziyr 
Usage: 7

so is a fair
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

21 Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered. 22 As a ring of gold in a swine's snout So is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion. 23 The desire of the righteous is only good, But the expectation of the wicked is wrath.



Cross References

Genesis 24:47

"Then I asked her, and said, 'Whose daughter are you?' And she said, 'The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bore to him'; and I put the ring on her nose, and the bracelets on her wrists.

Proverbs 7:10

And behold, a woman comes to meet him, Dressed as a harlot and cunning of heart.

Proverbs 9:13

The woman of folly is boisterous, She is naive and knows nothing.

Proverbs 31:30

Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.

Ezekiel 16:15-22

"But you trusted in your beauty and played the harlot because of your fame, and you poured out your harlotries on every passer-by who might be willing.

Nahum 3:4-6

All because of the many harlotries of the harlot, The charming one, the mistress of sorceries, Who sells nations by her harlotries And families by her sorceries.

1 Peter 3:3-4

Your adornment must not be merely external--braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."

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