Proverbs 31:15

“She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Shee riseth also while it is yet night, and giueth meate to her household, and a portion to her maydens.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She rises also while it is still night And gives food to her household And portions to her maidens.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

She riseth also while it is yet night, And giveth food to her household, And their task to her maidens.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She gets up while it is still night, and gives meat to her family, and their food to her servant-girls.
- Basic English Bible

And she riseth while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and the day's work to her maidens.
- Darby Bible

She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth food to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
- Webster's Bible

She rises also while it is yet night, gives food to her household, and portions for her servant girls.
- World English Bible

Yea, she riseth while yet night, And giveth food to her household, And a portion to her damsels.
- Youngs Literal Bible

She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth food to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:15


31:15 Giveth - Distributes all necessary provisions.


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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