Proverbs 31:18

“She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

She perceiueth that her merchandise is good; her candle goeth not out by night.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She senses that her gain is good; Her lamp does not go out at night.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

She perceiveth that her merchandise is profitable: Her lamp goeth not out by night.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She sees that her marketing is of profit to her: her light does not go out by night.
- Basic English Bible

She perceiveth that her earning is good; her lamp goeth not out by night.
- Darby Bible

She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.
- Webster's Bible

She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp doesn't go out by night.
- World English Bible

She hath perceived when her merchandise [is] good, Her lamp is not extinguished in the night.
- Youngs Literal Bible

She perceiveth that her merchandise is good; her lamp goeth not out by night.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:18


31:18 Perceiveth - She finds great comfort in her labours. Her candle - Which is not to be taken strictly, but only signifies her unwearied care and industry.


Discussion for Proverbs 31:18

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