Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and upon her tongue is the law of kindness.

New American Standard Bible

She opens her mouth in wisdom,
And the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.

King James Version

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

Holman Bible

She opens her mouth with wisdom
and loving instruction is on her tongue.

International Standard Version

She speaks wisely, teaching with gracious love.

A Conservative Version

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the law of kindness is on her tongue.

American Standard Version

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; And the law of kindness is on her tongue.

Amplified


She opens her mouth in [skillful and godly] wisdom,
And the teaching of kindness is on her tongue [giving counsel and instruction].

Bible in Basic English

Her mouth is open to give out wisdom, and the law of mercy is on her tongue.

Julia Smith Translation

She opened her mouth in wisdom, and the law of mercy upon her tongue.

King James 2000

She opens her mouth with wisdom; and on her tongue is the law of kindness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and instruction of kindness [is] upon her tongue.

Modern King James verseion

She opens her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of grace.

NET Bible

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and loving instruction is on her tongue.

New Heart English Bible

She opens her mouth with wisdom. Faithful instruction is on her tongue.

The Emphasized Bible

Her mouth, she openeth with wisdom, and, the instruction of kindness, is on her tongue:

Webster

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and on her tongue is the law of kindness.

World English Bible

She opens her mouth with wisdom. Faithful instruction is on her tongue.

Youngs Literal Translation

Her mouth she hath opened in wisdom, And the law of kindness is on her tongue.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

with wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and in her tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

is the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

An Excellent Woman

25 Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laugheth at the coming day. 26 She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and upon her tongue is the law of kindness. 27 She surveyeth the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of a righteous man putteth forth wisdom; but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

Genesis 24:18-20

And she said, Drink, my lord! And she hasted and let down her pitcher on her hand, and gave him to drink.

Judges 13:23

But his wife said to him, "If the LORD had meant to kill us, he would not have accepted a burnt offering and a cereal offering at our hands, or shown us all these things, or now announced to us such things as these."

1 Samuel 25:24-31

and fell at his feet, and said, Upon me, my lord, upon me let the iniquity be; but let thy handmaid, I pray thee, speak in thine ears, and hear the words of thy handmaid.

2 Samuel 20:16-22

And a wise woman cried out of the city, Hear, hear: say, I pray you, unto Joab, Come near hither, that I may speak with thee.

2 Kings 22:15-20

And she said to them, Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: Tell the man that sent you to me,

Esther 4:4

And Esther's maids and her chamberlains came and told it her; and the queen was exceedingly grieved: and she sent raiment to clothe Mordecai, and to take away his sackcloth from him; but he received it not.

Esther 5:8

If I have found grace in the sight of the king, and if it please the king to grant my petition, and to perform my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I shall prepare for them, and I will do to-morrow according to the king's word.

Esther 7:3-6

And Esther the queen answered and said, If I have found grace in thy sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request;

Esther 8:3-6

And Esther spoke yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and besought him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device which he had devised against the Jews.

Proverbs 12:18

There is that babbleth like the piercings of a sword; but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health for the bones.

Proverbs 25:15

By long forbearing is a ruler persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.

Proverbs 31:8-9

Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all those that are left desolate.

Song of Songs 2:14

My dove, in the clefts of the rock, In the covert of the precipice, Let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; For sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.

Song of Songs 4:11

Thy lips, my spouse, drop as the honeycomb; Honey and milk are under thy tongue; And the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Malachi 2:6

The law of truth was in his mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and uprightness, and he turned many from iniquity.

Luke 1:38

And Mary said, Behold the bondmaid of the Lord; be it to me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.

Luke 1:42-56

and cried out with a loud voice and said, Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed the fruit of thy womb.

Acts 6:15

And all who sat in the council, looking fixedly on him, saw his face as the face of an angel.

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue. And Aquila and Priscilla, having heard him, took him to them and unfolded to him the way of God more exactly.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no corrupt word go out of your mouth, but if there be any good one for needful edification, that it may give grace to those that hear it.

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom towards those without, redeeming opportunities.

1 Peter 3:1

Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, that, even if any are disobedient to the word, they may be gained without the word by the conversation of the wives,

1 Peter 3:4-5

but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price.

1 Peter 3:8-9

Finally, be all of one mind, sympathising, full of brotherly love, tender hearted, humble minded;

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