Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

She speaks wisely, teaching with gracious love.

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.

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 dignity are her garments; she smiles about the future. 26 She speaks wisely, teaching with gracious love. 27 She looks discretely to the affairs of her household, and she is never lazy.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:31

The words of the righteous overflow with wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut out.

Genesis 24:18-20

"Drink, sir!" she replied as she quickly lowered her jug on her arm to offer him a drink.

Judges 13:23

But his wife replied to him, "If the LORD had intended to kill us, he wouldn't have accepted a burnt offering and a grain offering from us, he wouldn't have shown us all these things, and he wouldn't have permitted us to hear things like this, now would he?"

1 Samuel 25:24-31

She fell at his feet and pleaded, "Your majesty, let the guilt be on me alone, and please let your servant speak to you. Listen to the words of your servant.

2 Samuel 20:16-22

Just then a wise woman called out from the city. "Attention!" she said, "Go tell Joab "Come here! I want to talk to you!'"

2 Kings 22:15-20

and she told them, "This is what the LORD God of Israel says: "Tell the man who sent you to me:

Esther 4:4

When Esther's young women and her eunuchs came and told her, the queen was greatly distressed. She sent clothes for Mordecai to put on so he could take off the sackcloth that he had on, but he would not take them.

Esther 5:8

If I've found favor with the king and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and to honor my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I'll prepare for them tomorrow, and then I'll do what the king has said."

Esther 7:3-6

Queen Esther answered: "If I've found favor with you, your majesty, and if it seems good to the king, let my life be given to me as my petition and my people as my request.

Esther 8:3-6

Then Esther spoke to the king again and fell at his feet. She wept and pleaded with him for mercy to overturn the evil plan devised by Haman the Agagite and his plot against the Jewish people.

Proverbs 12:18

Some speak rashly like the cutting of a sword, but what the wise say promotes healing.

Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are honey from a honeycomb sweet to the soul and healing for the body.

Proverbs 25:15

Through patience a ruler may be persuaded; a gentle word can break a bone.

Proverbs 31:8-9

Speak for those who cannot speak; seek justice for all those on the verge of destruction.

Song of Songs 2:14

My dove, in the hidden places of the rocks, in the secret places of the cliffs, show me your form, and let me hear your voice. For your voice is pleasant, and your shape is lovely.

Song of Songs 4:11

Your lips drip honey, my bride; milk and honey are under your tongue. The scent of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Malachi 2:6

True teachings were in his mouth, and falsehood was not found on his lips. He walked with me peacefully and righteously, and he turned many from sin.

Luke 1:38

Then Mary said, "Truly I am the Lord's servant. Let everything you have said happen to me." Then the angel left her.

Luke 1:42-56

and she loudly exclaimed, "How blessed are you among women, and how blessed is the infant in your womb!

Acts 6:15

Then everyone who was seated in the Council glared 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, but when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him home and explained God's way to him more accurately.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no filthy talk be heard from your mouths, but only what is good for building up people and meeting the need of the moment. This way you will administer grace to those who hear you.

Colossians 4:5

Behave wisely toward outsiders, making the best use of your time.

1 Peter 3:1

In a similar way, you wives must submit yourselves to your husbands so that, even if some of them refuse to obey the word, they may be won over without a word through your conduct as wives

1 Peter 3:4-5

Instead, it should be the inner disposition of the heart, consisting in the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which God values greatly.

1 Peter 3:8-9

Finally, all of you must live in harmony, be sympathetic, love as brothers, and be compassionate and humble.

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