Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 on her tongue is the law of kindness [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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Pe She opened her mouth with wisdom, and the law of mercy is upon 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 honor are her clothing,
and she can laugh at the time to come.
26 She opens her mouth with wisdom
and loving instruction is on her tongue.
27 She watches over the activities of her household
and is never idle.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of the righteous produces wisdom,
but a perverse tongue will be cut out.

Genesis 24:18-20

She replied, “Drink, my lord.” She quickly lowered her jug to her hand and gave him a drink.

Judges 13:23

But his wife said to him, “If the Lord had intended to kill us, He wouldn’t have accepted the burnt offering and the grain offering from us, and He would not have shown us all these things or spoken to us now like this.”

1 Samuel 25:24-31

She fell at his feet and said, “The guilt is mine, my lord, but please let your servant speak to you directly. Listen to the words of your servant.

2 Samuel 20:16-22

a wise woman called out from the city, “Listen! Listen! Please tell Joab to come here and let me speak with him.”

2 Kings 22:15-20

She said to them, “This is what the Lord God of Israel says, ‘Say to the man who sent you to Me:

Esther 4:4

Esther’s female servants and her eunuchs came and reported the news to her, and the queen was overcome with fear. She sent clothes for Mordecai to wear so he could take off his sackcloth, but he did not accept them.

Esther 5:8

If the king approves of me and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and perform my request, may the king and Haman come to the banquet I will prepare for them. Tomorrow I will do what the king has asked.”

Esther 7:3-6

Queen Esther answered, “If I have obtained your approval, my king, and if the king is pleased, spare my life—this is my request; and spare my people—this is my desire.

Esther 8:3-6

Then Esther addressed the king again. She fell at his feet, wept, and begged him to revoke the evil of Haman the Agagite, and his plot he had devised against the Jews.

Proverbs 12:18

There is one who speaks rashly,
like a piercing sword;
but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are a honeycomb:
sweet to the taste and health to the body.

Proverbs 25:15

A ruler can be persuaded through patience,
and a gentle tongue can break a bone.

Proverbs 31:8-9

Speak up for those who have no voice,
for the justice of all who are dispossessed.

Song of Songs 2:14

My dove, in the clefts of the rock,
in the crevices of the cliff,
let me see your face,
let me hear your voice;
for your voice is sweet,
and your face is lovely.

Song of Songs 4:11

Your lips drip sweetness like the honeycomb, my bride.
Honey and milk are under your tongue.
The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Malachi 2:6

True instruction was in his mouth, and nothing wrong was found on his lips. He walked with Me in peace and fairness and turned many from sin.

Luke 1:38

“I am the Lord’s slave,” said Mary. “May it be done to me according to your word.” Then the angel left her.

Luke 1:42-56

Then she exclaimed with a loud cry:“You are the most blessed of women,
and your child will be blessed!

Acts 6:15

And all who were sitting in the Sanhedrin looked intently at him and saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

Acts 18:26

He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. After Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him home and explained the way of God to him more accurately.

Ephesians 4:29

No foul language is to come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need, so that it gives grace to those who hear.

Colossians 4:5

Act wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time.

1 Peter 3:1

In the same way, wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the Christian message, they may be won over without a message by the way their wives live

1 Peter 3:4-5

Instead, it should consist of what is inside the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very valuable in God’s eyes.

1 Peter 3:8-9

Now finally, all of you should be like-minded and sympathetic, should love believers, and be compassionate and humble,

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