Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

She girds herself with strength
And makes her arms strong.

King James Version

She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.

Holman Bible

She draws on her strength
and reveals that her arms are strong.

International Standard Version

She clothes herself with fortitude, and fortifies her arms with strength.

A Conservative Version

She girds her loins with strength, and makes strong her arms.

American Standard Version

She girdeth her loins with strength, And maketh strong her arms.

Amplified


She equips herself with strength [spiritual, mental, and physical fitness for her God-given task]
And makes her arms strong.

Bible in Basic English

She puts a band of strength round her, and makes her arms strong.

Darby Translation

She girdeth her loins with strength, and maketh strong her arms.

Julia Smith Translation

She girded her loins with strength, and she will strengthen her arms.

King James 2000

She girds her loins with strength, and strengthens her arms.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She girds her waist in strength, and makes her arms strong.

Modern King James verseion

She binds her loins with strength, and makes her arms strong.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She girdeth her loins with strength, and courageth her arms.

NET Bible

She begins her work vigorously, and she strengthens her arms.

New Heart English Bible

She girds her waist with strength, and makes her arms strong.

The Emphasized Bible

She girdeth, with strength her loins, and putteth vigour into her arms:

Webster

She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.

World English Bible

She arms her waist with strength, and makes her arms strong.

Youngs Literal Translation

She hath girded with might her loins, And doth strengthen her arms.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חגר 
Chagar 
Usage: 43

מתן 
Mothen 
Usage: 47

with strength
עוז עז 
`oz 
Usage: 55

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

An Excellent Woman

16 She considers a field and buys it;
From her earnings she plants a vineyard.
17 She girds herself with strength
And makes her arms strong.
18 She senses that her gain is good;
Her lamp does not go out at night.


Cross References

1 Kings 18:46

Then the hand of the Lord was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and outran Ahab to Jezreel.

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, “Gird up your loins and take my staff in your hand, and go your way; if you meet any man, do not salute him, and if anyone salutes you, do not answer him; and lay my staff on the lad’s face.”

Job 38:3

“Now gird up your loins like a man,
And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!

Genesis 49:24

But his bow remained firm,
And his arms were agile,
From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob
(From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),

Isaiah 44:12

The man shapes iron into a cutting tool and does his work over the coals, fashioning it with hammers and working it with his strong arm. He also gets hungry and his strength fails; he drinks no water and becomes weary.

Hosea 7:15

Although I trained and strengthened their arms,
Yet they devise evil against Me.

Luke 12:35

Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit.

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.

Ephesians 6:14

Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

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