Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 Hand for hand! an evil man shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered. 22 A fair woman who is without discretion, is as a gold ring in a swine's snout. 23 The desire of the righteous is only good; the expectation of the wicked is wrath.



Cross References

Genesis 24:47

And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter art thou? 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 hands.

Proverbs 7:10

And behold, there met him a woman in the attire of a harlot, and subtle of heart.

Proverbs 9:13

The foolish woman is clamorous; she is stupid, and knoweth nothing.

Proverbs 31:30

Gracefulness is deceitful and beauty is vain; a woman that feareth Jehovah, she shall be praised.

Ezekiel 16:15-22

But thou didst confide in thy beauty, and playedst the harlot because of thy renown, and pouredst out thy whoredoms on every one that passed by: his it was.

Nahum 3:4-6

Because of the multitude of the fornications of the well-favoured harlot, mistress of sorceries, that selleth nations through her fornications, and families through her sorceries,

1 Peter 3:3-4

whose adorning let it not be that outward one of tressing of hair, and wearing gold, or putting on apparel;

2 Peter 2:22

But that word of the true proverb has happened to them: The dog has turned back to his own vomit; and, The washed sow to her rolling in mud.

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