Proverbs 31:10

“Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who can finde a vertuous woman? for her price is farre aboue Rubies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A worthy woman who can find? For her price is far above rubies.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who may make discovery of a woman of virtue? For her price is much higher than jewels.
- Basic English Bible

Who can find a woman of worth? for her price is far above rubies.
- Darby Bible

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.
- Webster's Bible

Who can find a worthy woman? For her price is far above rubies.
- World English Bible

A woman of worth who doth find? Yea, far above rubies [is] her price.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A woman of valour who can find? for her price is far above rubies.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:10


31:10 A virtuous woman - Here he lays down several qualifications of an excellent wife, which are delivered in alphabetical order, each verse beginning with a several letter of the Hebrew alphabet.


Discussion for Proverbs 31

  • Robert Bates
    Great for women to stride to be in life...men can take a note from there as well....
  • Guy
    Says it all !!
  • Barbara H. Horter
    I am 75 now, a young 75 full of the joy of all that God has provided and that joy arms me for all that comes now in the person of a very ill adult daughter who needs me physically and emotionally. I have been widowed twice and have a family of ten adult children, 23 grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren....my most comforting thought is that no matter what, God provides peace!
  • Gregory
    Guidelines for a GODLY WIFE
  • Marie
    Whenever I am feeling guilty about leaving an abusive man after several decades' of marriage (his last alcohol-fueled rage sealed the deal) and I read this Proverb, I am comforted. Despite my flaws, I was those things, I did those things for my ex husband. And I am comforted. My children love me. He is with his other woman. I am recovering health day by day. Praise God.
  • Carolyn
    Reading this chapter speaks the words of the woman i pray the Holy Spirit will create in me. I thank God for His word.

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