Proverbs 30:28

“The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings palaces.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The lizard you may grasp with the hands, Yet it is in kings' palaces.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The lizard taketh hold with her hands, Yet is she in kings' palaces.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You may take the lizard in your hands, but it is in kings' houses.
- Basic English Bible

thou takest hold of the lizard with the hands, yet is she in kings' palaces.
- Darby Bible

The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in king's palaces.
- Webster's Bible

You can catch a lizard with your hands, yet it is in kings' palaces.
- World English Bible

A spider with two hands taketh hold, And is in the palaces of a king.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The spider thou canst take with the hands, yet is she in kings' palaces.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 30:28


30:28 Hands - With her legs, which he calls hands, because they serve her for the same use, to do her work, to weave her web, and to catch gnats or flies. Palaces - Is not only in poor cottages, but many times in palaces also.


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