Proverbs 12:4

“A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A vertuous woman is a crowne to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed, is as rottennesse in his bones.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames {him} is like rottenness in his bones.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A worthy woman is the crown of her husband; But she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A woman of virtue is a crown to her husband; but she whose behaviour is a cause of shame is like a wasting disease in his bones.
- Basic English Bible

A woman of worth is a crown to her husband; but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
- Darby Bible

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
- Webster's Bible

A worthy woman is the crown of her husband, but a disgraceful wife is as rottenness in his bones.
- World English Bible

A virtuous woman [is] a crown to her husband, And as rottenness in his bones [is] one causing shame.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband; but she that doeth shamefully is as rottenness in his bones.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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