Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

New American Standard Bible

An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Who can find a capable wife?
She is far more precious than jewels.

International Standard Version

Who can find a capable wife? Her value far exceeds the finest jewels.

A Conservative Version

A worthy woman who can find? For her price is far above rubies.

American Standard Version

A worthy woman who can find? For her price is far above rubies.

Amplified

A capable, intelligent, and virtuous woman -- "who is he who can find her? She is far more precious than jewels and her value is far above rubies or pearls.

Bible in Basic English

Who may make discovery of a woman of virtue? For her price is much higher than jewels.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Aleph Who can find a valiant woman? for her price is far above precious stones.

Julia Smith Translation

Who shall find a woman of virtue? for her price is far above pearls.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A woman of excellence, who will find? For her worth [is] far more than precious jewels.

Modern King James verseion

Who can find a woman of virtue? For her value is far above rubies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso findeth a honest faithful woman, she is much more worth than pearls.

NET Bible

Who can find a wife of noble character? For her value is far more than rubies.

New Heart English Bible

Who can find a worthy woman? For her price is far above rubies.

The Emphasized Bible

A virtuous woman, who can find? for, far beyond corals, is her worth.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Who can find a worthy woman? For her price is far above rubies.

Youngs Literal Translation

A woman of worth who doth find? Yea, far above rubies is her price.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

מכר 
meker 
pay for it, price, ware
Usage: 3

is far
רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 31:10

Images Proverbs 31:10

Prayers for Proverbs 31:10

Context Readings

An Excellent Woman

9 Open your mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy. 10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. 11 The heart of her husband does safely trust in her, so that he shall have no lack of gain.


Cross References

Ruth 3:11

And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to you all that you require: for all the city of my people does know that you are a virtuous woman.

Proverbs 12:4

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that makes ashamed is like rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 19:14

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

Proverbs 18:22

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

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral, or of crystal: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Proverbs 3:15

She is more precious than rubies: and all the things you can desire are not to be compared unto her.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Ecclesiastes 7:28

Which yet my soul seeks, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

Song of Songs 6:8-9

There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines, and virgins without number.

Ephesians 5:25-33

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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