11 An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him. No change of outward circumstances should abate our affection for our friends or relatives. Proverbs 31:17-18. 8 A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth. #20|. 16 Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it? The most popular Bible verses from the chapter Proverbs 17. And many have paid dear for an unbridled tongue. 33 Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife. To render evil for good is devilish. To get what Proverbs 31:17 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. #27,28|. What influence should the gifts of God have on our hearts! God is called the Maker of the poor (14:31; 17:5; 22:2). Proverbs 17 New International Version (NIV) 17 Better a dry crust with peace and quiet. 1 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. 14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with. #6|. Proverbs 31:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Proverbs 31:17, NIV: "She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks." She perceiveth that her merchandise is good — She finds great comfort and good success in her labours. Resist its earliest display; and leave it off, if it were possible, before you begin. 4 A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue. Proverbs 31:17, KJV: "She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms." Cancel. 15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the Lord. 19 He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction. Version. It is an honour to children to have wise and godly parents continued to them, even after they are grown up and settled in the world. Cancel. 2000. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. God tries the heart by affliction. She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. The Book of Proverbs read by Alexander Scourby. #10|. But no friend, except Christ, deserves unlimited confidence. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. #13|. 26 Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity. The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. KJV: King James Version . The prudent man keeps the word of God continually in view. 9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends. and what, ... 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. If we would keep a clear conscience and a quiet mind, we must shun all excitements to anger. 3 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, KJV: King James Version . Proverbs 31:17 KJV: She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. 24 Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth. The wise servant is more deserving, and more likely to appear one of the family, than a profligate son. A man may show himself to be a wise man, by the good temper of his mind, and by the good government of his tongue. 15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD. and will share the inheritance as one of the family. 20 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. Proverbs 17:17 Context. 3 The Lord will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked. The role of wisdom in creation is the subject of 8:22-31 (see notes there), where wisdom as an attribute of God is personified. PROVERBS 31:17. 13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house. Proverbs 31:17, ESV: "She dresses herself with strength and makes her arms strong." 17 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. Update. There many versions of the Bible, but the King James Version (KJV) Bible is probably the most well loved version of the Bible there is. God tries the heart by affliction. #23|. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} 6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers. Job 31:15 Did not he that made me in the womb make him? 18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. What danger there is in the beginning of strife! Flatterers, especially false teachers, are welcome to those that live in sin. 3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts. Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that wh Proverbs 21:17–31 17 He that loveth pleasure c shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich. Read verse in King James Version #9|. 14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with. 8 A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth. And strengtheneth her arms — Puts forth her utmost strength in her business. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. 28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding. Proverbs 17 King James Version (KJV) 17 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. This is the King James Version of the Audio Bible. In Him this text did receive, and still receives its most glorious fulfilment. #2|. 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. 16 Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it? 18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. 13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house. And a man who affects a style of living above his means, goes the way to ruin. 3 It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling. Those that laugh at poverty, treat God's providence and precepts with contempt. 14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with. Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. Commentary for Proverbs 17. #26|. #3|. 23 When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee: 2 And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. #24|. 7 Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince. Bible Language English. 18 A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} #25|. 10 The proverbs of Solomon. 21 He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy. #22|. 5 Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? This speaks very plainly what many wise and good men feel very strongly, how grievous it is to have a foolish, wicked child. #11|. She girdeth her loins with strength — She uses great diligence and expedition in her employment; for which end, men in those times used to gird up their long and loose garments about their loins. Man's neglect of God's favour and his own interest is very absurd. 6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers. 8|. 3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts. Version. 19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. 16 Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it? The Words of King Lemuel. Bible Language English. What, my son? 3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts. 18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. Proverbs 31:16 She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. 22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Proverbs 10 King James Version (KJV). 28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding. English. Proverbs 31:31 KJV. 1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. and what, the son of my vows? KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. A fool, in Solomon's Proverbs, signifies a wicked man, whom excellent speech does not become, because his conversation contradicts it. Proverbs 31:18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. 17 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. Here you can read about the verses about the virtuous woman and see how beautiful and poetic the Proverbs 31 King James Version really is.. 18 The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates. 20 He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief. and did not one fashion us in the womb? A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. 19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. 12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly. When I memorize Scripture, I usually choose the King James version and the passage of Proverbs 31 is no different. 18 A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend. Proverbs 31:1 KJV. Proverbs 23 King James Version (KJV). 32 If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth. Although Proverbs is more practical than theological, God's work as Creator is especially highlighted. Bible Language English. 27 He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. 25 A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him. The Proverbs: 17: 1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of sacrifices with strife. Topics Archive Bible books Random Verse Search Subscribe Log in. 10 A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool. #3|. 33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known. 7 Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince. Proverbs 31:17 KJV. #21|. #14|. 24 Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth. Satan, and the messengers of Satan, shall be let loose upon an evil man. 19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. God knows his heart, and the folly that is bound there; therefore he cannot be deceived in his judgment as men may be.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Proverbs 17 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. Proverbs 17 - Better [is] a dry morsel with quietness, Than a house full of feasting* [with] strife. The wicked are ready to part with their money, though loved, that they may not suffer for their crimes. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} King James Version (KJV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System. 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. It is great mercy that God gives us leave to be cheerful, and cause to be cheerful, if by his grace he gives us hearts to be cheerful. KJV: King James Version . Isaiah 5:22 10 A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool. Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.#sacrifices: or, good cheer A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have #16|. DailyVerses.net. He that does so, brings a curse upon his family. Proverbs 31:17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. #12|. Read chapter Proverbs 17 online. 23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment. Let not any wrong their families. 1 These words recommend family love and peace, as needful for the comfort of human life. Version. Ecclesiastes 10:17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! Proverbs 31 Bible ... KJV / Proverbs / Proverbs 31; ... 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. 26 Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity. and what, the son of my womb? Proverbs 31 - The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. But the foolish man cannot fix his thoughts, nor pursue any purpose with steadiness. 12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly. #15|. #2|. 32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death. 15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD. 4|. He thus has often shown the sin remaining in the heart of the believer. 9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends. 2 A prudent servant will rule over a disgraceful son. There is nothing got by ill designs. Yet Christ's becoming Surety for men, was a glorious display of Divine wisdom; for he was able to discharge the bond. Bible > KJV + Strong's > Proverbs 31 Proverbs 31 KJV + Strong's. #17|. Wicked children despise the authority of their father, and the tenderness of their mother. 19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman. The way to preserve peace is to make the best of every thing; not to notice what has been said or done against ourselves. It is very wrong to find fault for doing what is duty. 4 Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom. BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD: The Holy Bible: King James Version. Proverbs 20 King James Version (KJV). 5 Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. #18|. 31 A greyhound; an he goat also; and a king, against whom there is no rising up. #7|. 20 She stretcheth out her hand to … #5|. 5 Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 17 - Better [is] a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices [with] strife. 20 He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief. 22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. than a house full of feasting, with strife. 4 A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue. 3 Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat. 23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment. 31 He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor. 1 These words recommend family love and peace, as needful for the comfort of human life. 19|. He is careful when he does speak, to speak to the purpose. Those who set their hearts upon money, will do any thing for it. The wise servant is more deserving, and more likely to appear one of the family, than a profligate son. 20 She stretcheth out her hand to … A gentle reproof will enter, not only into the head, but into the heart of a wise man. Cancel. Let us watch over our own passions, and avoid the company of furious men. 11 An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him. It is an offence to God to acquit the guilty, or to condemn those who are not guilty. 2 The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. Proverbs 17:5 Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he … 17 A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. 2 A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. 3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts. 2 What, my son? 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