Proverbs 31:8

“Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Open thy mouth for the dumbe in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Open thy mouth for the dumb, In the cause of all such as are left desolate.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your mouth be open for those who have no voice, in the cause of those who are ready for death.
- Basic English Bible

Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all those that are left desolate.
- Darby Bible

Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.
- Webster's Bible

Open your mouth for the mute, in the cause of all who are left desolate.
- World English Bible

Open thy mouth for the dumb, For the right of all sons of change.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Open thy mouth for the dumb, in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:8


31:8 The dumb - For such as cannot speak in their own cause, either through ignorance, or because of the dread of their more potent adversaries. Destruction - Who, without such succour from the judges, are like to be utterly ruined.


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