Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For an unloved woman when she is married; and a maidservant that is heir to her mistress.

New American Standard Bible

Under an unloved woman when she gets a husband, And a maidservant when she supplants her mistress.

King James Version

For an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

Holman Bible

an unloved woman when she marries,
and a servant girl when she ousts her queen.

International Standard Version

an unloved woman when she finds a husband, and a servant girl who inherits from her mistress.

A Conservative Version

for a hateful woman when she is married, and a handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

American Standard Version

For an odious woman when she is married; And a handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

Amplified

An unloved and repugnant woman when she is married, and a maidservant when she supplants her mistress.

Bible in Basic English

A hated woman when she is married; and a servant-girl who takes the place of her master's wife.

Darby Translation

under an odious woman when she is married, and a handmaid when she is heir to her mistress.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for a rejected woman when she is married; and a handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

Julia Smith Translation

For a hated woman when she shall be married and a maid when she shall inherit to her mistress.

Lexham Expanded Bible

under an unloved woman when she gets married, and a maid when she succeeds her mistress.

Modern King James verseion

for a hateful woman when she is married; and a servant girl that is heir to her mistress.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

through an idle housewife, and through a handmaiden that is heir to her mistress.

NET Bible

under an unloved woman who is married, and under a female servant who dispossesses her mistress.

New Heart English Bible

for an unloved woman when she is married; and a handmaid who is heir to her mistress.

The Emphasized Bible

Under a hateful woman, when she is married, and a handmaid when she driveth out her mistress.

Webster

For an odious woman when she is married; and a handmaid that is heir to her mistress.

World English Bible

for an unloved woman when she is married; and a handmaid who is heir to her mistress.

Youngs Literal Translation

For a hated one when she ruleth, And a maid-servant when she succeedeth her mistress.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For an odious
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 15

that is heir
ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

References

Context Readings

Four Things That Are Intolerable

22 For a servant when he reigns; and a fool when he is filled with food; 23 For an unloved woman when she is married; and a maidservant that is heir to her mistress. 24 There are four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise:



Cross References

Proverbs 19:13

A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping.

Proverbs 21:9

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a whole house.

Proverbs 21:19

It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and angry woman.

Proverbs 27:15

A continual dripping on a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

Proverbs 29:21

He that carefully brings up his servant from a child shall have him become his son in the end.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain