Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

She senses that her gain is good; Her lamp does not go out at night.

King James Version

She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.

Holman Bible

She sees that her profits are good, and her lamp never goes out at night.

International Standard Version

She is confident that her profits are sufficient. Her lamp does not go out at night.

A Conservative Version

She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp does not go out by night.

American Standard Version

She perceiveth that her merchandise is profitable: Her lamp goeth not out by night.

Amplified

She tastes and sees that her gain from work [with and for God] is good; her lamp goes not out, but it burns on continually through the night [of trouble, privation, or sorrow, warning away fear, doubt, and distrust].

Bible in Basic English

She sees that her marketing is of profit to her: her light does not go out by night.

Darby Translation

She perceiveth that her earning is good; her lamp goeth not out by night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Teth She perceived that her merchandise was good; her fire did not go out by night.

Julia Smith Translation

She tasted that her traffic is good: her light will not go out by night

King James 2000

She perceives that her merchandise is good: her lamp goes not out by night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She perceives that her merchandise [is] good; her lamp does not go out in the night.

Modern King James verseion

She sees that her merchandise is good; her lamp does not go out by night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And if she perceiveth that her housewifery doth good, her candle goeth not out by night.

NET Bible

She knows that her merchandise is good, and her lamp does not go out in the night.

New Heart English Bible

She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp doesn't go out by night.

The Emphasized Bible

She tasteth, whether, good, be her merchandise, and her lamp, goeth not out by night:

Webster

She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.

World English Bible

She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp doesn't go out by night.

Youngs Literal Translation

She hath perceived when her merchandise is good, Her lamp is not extinguished in the night.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
טעם 
Ta`am 
Usage: 11

סחר 
Cachar 
Usage: 4

נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

goeth not out
כּבה 
Kabah 
Usage: 24

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

An Excellent Woman

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. 19 She stretches out her hands to the distaff, And her hands grasp the spindle.


Cross References

Genesis 31:40

"Thus I was: by day the heat consumed me and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

Psalm 127:2

It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.

Matthew 25:3-10

"For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them,

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9

For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example, because we did not act in an undisciplined manner among you,

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