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

  • BSP
    Verse 10: A godly woman with precious qualities is a woman who is viewed as valuable and precious to Jehovah God.
  • BSP
    The first 2 qualities mentioned in this verse are superficial and can change over time. A woman who truly fears God though will develop beautiful and long lasting qualities that will be cherished.
  • Regina parks
    Praying I get back to this place....
  • Roderick Simmons
    Who can find a virtuous woman? The virtuous woman can be found when GOD has prepared and sent both to glorify HIS example of marriage.
  • Chrystol
    Who can find a virtuous women? Do they still exist? I pray that when my son is old enough she will be found! He's 15, raised in the church, have a positive attitude, good group of friends, honor roll student, Loves the Lord Jesus Christ. I know I'm a virtuous women. My husband is a minister, along with Christ in our lives the foundation is already set. Have a Blessed Day All of You. ☺
  • Rone
    This Proverb has so much to offer young women and men and these are the things that were ttaught once upon a time in church by the older women to the young womten. No one seems to have the love and show csre for tge young generation. This is the type of teaching that is missing from the church today. I was once the type of proverb wife and was physicalyl abused, I took my sons away from that.

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