Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

She stretcheth out her hand to the afflicted, and she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.

New American Standard Bible

She extends her hand to the poor,
And she stretches out her hands to the needy.

King James Version

She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.

Holman Bible

Her hands reach out to the poor,
and she extends her hands to the needy.

International Standard Version

She reaches out to the poor, opening her hands to those in need.

A Conservative Version

She stretches out her hand to the poor, yea, she reaches forth her hands to the needy.

American Standard Version

She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; Yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.

Amplified


She opens and extends her hand to the poor,
And she reaches out her filled hands to the needy.

Bible in Basic English

Her hands are stretched out to the poor; yes, she is open-handed to those who are in need.

Julia Smith Translation

She spread forth her hands to the poor, and sent forth her hands to the needy.

King James 2000

She stretches out her hand to the poor; yea, she reaches forth her hands to the needy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Her palm she opens to the poor, and her hand she reaches [out] to the needy.

Modern King James verseion

She stretches out her hand to the poor; yea, she reaches forth her hands to the needy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She openeth her hand to the poor, yea she stretcheth forth her hands to such as have need

NET Bible

She extends her hand to the poor, and reaches out her hand to the needy.

New Heart English Bible

She opens her arms to the poor; yes, she extends her hands to the needy.

The Emphasized Bible

Her palm, she spreadeth out to the oppressed, and, her hands, she extendeth to the needy:

Webster

She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yes, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.

World English Bible

She opens her arms to the poor; yes, she extends her hands to the needy.

Youngs Literal Translation

Her hand she hath spread forth to the poor, Yea, her hands she sent forth to the needy.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

to the poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Prayers for Proverbs 31:20

Context Readings

An Excellent Woman

19 She putteth her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle. 20 She stretcheth out her hand to the afflicted, and she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. 21 She is not afraid of the snow for her household; for all her household are clothed with scarlet.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:28

Let the stealer steal no more, but rather let him toil, working what is honest with his hands, that he may have to distribute to him that has need.

Job 31:16-20

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail;

Proverbs 22:9

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Hebrews 13:16

But of doing good and communicating of your substance be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the needy shall never cease from within the land; therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thy hand bountifully unto thy brother, to thy poor and to thy needy, in thy land.

Psalm 41:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Blessed is he that understandeth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalm 112:9

He scattereth abroad, he giveth to the needy; his righteousness abideth for ever: his horn shall be exalted with honour.

Proverbs 1:24

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

Proverbs 19:17

He that is gracious to the poor lendeth unto Jehovah; and what he hath bestowed will he repay unto him.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Mark 14:7

for ye have the poor always with you, and whenever ye would ye can do them good; but me ye have not always.

Acts 9:39-41

And Peter rising up went with them, whom, when arrived, they brought up into the upper chamber; and all the widows stood by him weeping and shewing him the body-coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.

Acts 20:34-35

Yourselves know that these hands have ministered to my wants, and to those who were with me.

Romans 10:21

But unto Israel he says, All the day long I have stretched out my hands unto a people disobeying and opposing.

Romans 12:13

distributing to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.

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