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

  • Pazell
    This has always been one of my favorite chapters in the bible. It has good teachings mostly for women. I love it!!!!
  • Mary
    A woman to emulate. Epitome of godliness in character and will.
  • BSP
    These are wise words of wisdom of what a man should look for in a godly woman.
  • Anne
    Words of wisdom taught by a mother to her son. Mothers are important to bringing up children in the fear and admonition of the Lord.
  • Robert Bates
    Great for women to stride to be in life...men can take a note from there as well....
  • Guy
    Says it all !!

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