Proverbs 4:8

“Exalt her, and shee shall promote thee: shee shall bring thee to honour, when thou doest imbrace her.”

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Other Translations

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.
- King James Version

"Prize her, and she will exalt you; She will honor you if you embrace her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Exalt her, and she will promote thee; She will bring thee to honor, when thou dost embrace her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put her in a high place, and you will be lifted up by her; she will give you honour, when you give her your love.
- Basic English Bible

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee; she shall bring thee to honour when thou dost embrace her.
- Darby Bible

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honor, when thou dost embrace her.
- Webster's Bible

Esteem her, and she will exalt you. She will bring you to honor, when you embrace her.
- World English Bible

Exalt her, and she doth lift thee up, She honoureth thee, when thou dost embrace her.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Extol her, and she will exalt thee; she will bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 4:8


4:8 Exalt - Let her have thine highest esteem and affection.


Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Roland
    FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from. Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance not willing to yield or comply with what is required unyielding ungovernable refractory disobedient peevish as a froward child We must understand this Fro'ward there is so much of this going around today.
  • Geraldine cole
    First thing we must do when we study the word of Jesus ie pray for understanding. Before that we must believe a nd become a child of Jesus read Act chapter 2 and do what it said Keep in mind Jesus Love all of us so much he gave his life just for u
  • Robert
    This verse is so true
  • BSP
    Verse 21~We want to keep Jehovah God's words deep within our heart so that we can make wise decisions and be pleasing to him.
  • Sg
    For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. Oh Doing God’s will is eating Godss meat.
  • Bill
    How wonderful is this chapter? How concise it is leaving nothing to doubt about the believer's response to evil and entering into or near to evil. Thank you Lord for these words.

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