Proverbs 31:31

“Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Giue her of the fruit of her hands, and let her owne workes praise her in the gates.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Give her the product of her hands, And let her works praise her in the gates.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Give her of the fruit of her hands; And let her works praise her in the gates.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give her credit for what her hands have made: let her be praised by her works in the public place.
- Basic English Bible

Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates.
- Darby Bible

Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
- Webster's Bible

Give her of the fruit of her hands! Let her works praise her in the gates!
- World English Bible

Give ye to her of the fruit of her hands, And her works do praise her in the gates!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her works praise her in the gates.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:31


31:31 Give her - It is but just, that she should enjoy those praises which her labours deserve. Let her works - If men be silent, the lasting effects of her prudence and diligence will trumpet forth her praises. In the gates - In the most publick and solemn assemblies.


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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