Proverbs 31:17

“She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

She girdeth her loynes with strength, and strengtheneth her armes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She girds herself with strength And makes her arms strong.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

She girdeth her loins with strength, And maketh strong her arms.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She puts a band of strength round her, and makes her arms strong.
- Basic English Bible

She girdeth her loins with strength, and maketh strong her arms.
- Darby Bible

She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.
- Webster's Bible

She arms her waist with strength, and makes her arms strong.
- World English Bible

She hath girded with might her loins, And doth strengthen her arms.
- Youngs Literal Bible

She girdeth her loins with strength, and maketh strong her arms.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:17


31:17 Girdeth - She uses great diligence and expedition in her employment; for which end, men in those times used to gird up their long and loose garments about their loins. Strengtheneth - Puts forth her utmost strength in her business.


Discussion for Proverbs 31:17

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