Proverbs 11:22

As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As a iewell of golde in a swines snowt; so is a faire woman which is without discretion.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{As} a ring of gold in a swine's snout {So is} a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`As' a ring of gold in a swine's snout, `So is' a fair woman that is without discretion.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Like a ring of gold in the nose of a pig, is a beautiful woman who has no sense.
- Basic English Bible

A fair woman who is without discretion, is [as] a gold ring in a swine's snout.
- Darby Bible

As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman who is without discretion.
- Webster's Bible

Like a gold ring in a pig's snout, is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.
- World English Bible

A ring of gold in the nose of a sow -- A fair woman and stubborn of behaviour.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As a ring of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman that turneth aside from discretion.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 11:22


11:22 So is a fair woman without discretion - Of beauty vain, of virtue void, What art thou in the sight of God? A slave to every base desire, A creature wallowing in the mire. Go, gaudy pageant of a day, Thy folly, with thy face display: Set all thy charms and graces out, And shew - the Jewel in thy snout!


Discussion for Proverbs 11

  • Kmesh
    It speaks of evildoers and their transgressions when living holy with standards of holiness is not valued.
  • Appiagyei Francis
    Proverbs11 purely tells Christians to bear fruit,we should win souls for Christ Jesus,Amen.
  • Janet Dixon
    If the wicked fail repent and held the belief that when they die, they will be seated in the bosom of Jesus Christ, they need to think twice. For the wages of sin is DEATH.....
  • Frain Sàin Magee
    Its talking about Humility.
  • ONYIAH ONOCHIE HARRY for verse 25
    Liberal Soul are souls that gives, and giving is sowing. The bible that, freely are ye given,freely also shall ye give, but it takes the man who love to give, but so also a giver cannot lack Shalt be fat, because if he lacks he won 't have to give,and others will not be encouraged through him,so a liberal soul must be fat
  • Show me a soul winner and i will show you a man who knows the way to God 's heart.

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