Thematic Bible

Proverbs 31:1 (show verse)

The words of King Lemuel, the prophecy with which his mother taught him.

Proverbs 31:2 (show verse)

What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?

Proverbs 31:3 (show verse)

Do not give thy strength nor thy ways unto the women who destroy kings.

Proverbs 31:4 (show verse)

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor is beer for princes

Proverbs 31:5 (show verse)

lest they drink and forget the law and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

Proverbs 31:6 (show verse)

Give beer unto him that is ready to perish and wine unto those that have heavy hearts.

Proverbs 31:7 (show verse)

They drink and forget their need and remember their misery no more.

Proverbs 31:8 (show verse)

Open thy mouth for those who cannot speak in the judgment of all the sons of death.

Proverbs 31:9 (show verse)

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and destitute.

Proverbs 31:10 (show verse)

Aleph Who can find a valiant woman? for her price is far above precious stones.

Proverbs 31:11 (show verse)

Beth The heart of her husband safely trusts in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.

Proverbs 31:12 (show verse)

Gimel She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.

Proverbs 31:13 (show verse)

Daleth She sought wool and flax and worked willingly with her hands.

Proverbs 31:14 (show verse)

He She was like the merchants' ships; she brings her food from afar.

Proverbs 31:15 (show verse)

Vau She rose up even at night and gave food to her family and a portion to her maidens.

Proverbs 31:16 (show verse)

Zain She considered the inheritance and bought it; with the fruit of her hands she planted a vineyard.

Proverbs 31:17 (show verse)

Cheth She girded her loins with strength and strengthened her arms.

Proverbs 31:18 (show verse)

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

Proverbs 31:19 (show verse)

Jod She laid her hands to the spindle, and her hands held the distaff.

Proverbs 31:20 (show verse)

Caph She stretched out her hand to the poor; yea, she reached forth her hands to the destitute.

Proverbs 31:21 (show verse)

Lamed She shall not be afraid of the snow for her family, for all her family is clothed with double garments.

Proverbs 31:22 (show verse)

Mem She makes herself tapestries; her clothing is of fine linen and purple.

Proverbs 31:23 (show verse)

Nun Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land.

Proverbs 31:24 (show verse)

Samech She made fine linen and sold it and delivered girdles unto the merchant.

Proverbs 31:25 (show verse)

Ain Strength and glory is her clothing, and she shall laugh in the last day.

Proverbs 31:26 (show verse)

Pe She opened her mouth with wisdom, and the law of mercy is upon her tongue.

Proverbs 31:27 (show verse)

Tzaddi She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat bread in idleness.

Proverbs 31:28 (show verse)

Koph Her sons rose up and called her blessed; her husband also, and he praised her.

Proverbs 31:29 (show verse)

Resh Many daughters have done valiantly, but thou dost excel them all.

Proverbs 31:30 (show verse)

Schin Grace is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but the woman that fears the LORD shall be praised.

Proverbs 31:31 (show verse)

Tau Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates.