Proverbs 31:27

“She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

She looketh well to the wayes of her housholde, and eateth not the bread of idlenesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

She looketh well to the ways of her household, And eateth not the bread of idleness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She gives attention to the ways of her family, she does not take her food without working for it.
- Basic English Bible

She surveyeth the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
- Darby Bible

She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
- Webster's Bible

She looks well to the ways of her household, and doesn't eat the bread of idleness.
- World English Bible

She [is] watching the ways of her household, And bread of sloth she eateth not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:27


31:27 Looketh well - She diligently observes the management of her domestick business, and the whole carriage of her children and servants.


Discussion for Proverbs 31:27

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