Proverbs 31:9

“Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 31:9

Open thy mouth, iudge righteously, and plead the cause of the poore and needy.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Open your mouth, judge righteously, And defend the rights of the afflicted and needy.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, And minister justice to the poor and needy.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your mouth be open, judging rightly, and give right decisions in the cause of the poor and those in need.
- Basic English Bible

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and minister justice to the afflicted and needy.
- Darby Bible

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
- Webster's Bible

Open your mouth, judge righteously, and serve justice to the poor and needy."
- World English Bible

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, Both the cause of the poor and needy!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 31:9

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:9


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.

31:10 A virtuous woman - Here he lays down several qualifications of an excellent wife, which are delivered in alphabetical order, each verse beginning with a several letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

31:11 No need - He shall have no need to use indirect courses to get wealth.


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