Parallel Verses

King James 2000

House and riches are the inheritance from fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.

New American Standard Bible

House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from the LORD.

King James Version

House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.

Holman Bible

A house and wealth are inherited from fathers,
but a sensible wife is from the Lord.

International Standard Version

A house and self-sufficiency are a father's inheritance, but from the LORD comes an insightful wife.

A Conservative Version

House and riches are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from LORD.

American Standard Version

House and riches are an inheritance from fathers; But a prudent wife is from Jehovah.

Amplified

House and riches are the inheritance from fathers, but a wise, understanding, and prudent wife is from the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

House and wealth are a heritage from fathers, but a wife with good sense is from the Lord.

Darby Translation

House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers; but a prudent wife is from Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

House and riches are the inheritance from fathers, but the prudent wife is from the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

A house and wealth the inheritance of fathers: and an understanding wife from Jehovah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A house and wealth [are] an inheritance [from] fathers, but from Yahweh [comes] a woman who is prudent.

Modern King James verseion

Houses and riches are the inheritance of fathers, and a prudent wife is from Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

House and riches may a man have by the heritage of his elders; but a discreet woman is the gift of the LORD.

NET Bible

A house and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

House and riches are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

House and substance, are an inheritance from one's fathers, but, from Yahweh, cometh a wife who is prudent.

Webster

House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.

World English Bible

House and riches are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

House and wealth are the inheritance of fathers, And from Jehovah is an understanding wife.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and riches
הון 
Hown 
Usage: 26

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

and a prudent
שׂכל 
Sakal 
Usage: 63

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping. 14 House and riches are the inheritance from fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD. 15 Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.



Cross References

Proverbs 18:22

Whosoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.

2 Corinthians 12:14

Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

Proverbs 3:6

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct your paths.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Proverbs 31:10-31

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

Genesis 24:7

The LORD God of heaven, who took me from my father's house, and from the land of my kindred, and who spoke unto me, and that swore unto me, saying, Unto your descendants will I give this land; he shall send his angel before you, and you shall take a wife unto my son from there.

Genesis 28:1-4

And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, you shall not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.

Deuteronomy 21:16

Then it shall be, when he makes his sons to inherit that which he has, that he may not make the son of the beloved firstborn before the son of the hated, who is indeed the firstborn:

Joshua 11:23

So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the LORD said unto Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. And the land rested from war.

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