Proverbs 31:14
Good News Translation
She brings home food from out-of-the-way places, as merchant ships do.

Contemporary English Version
She is like a sailing ship that brings food from across the sea.

Douay-Rheims Bible
She is like the merchant's ship, she bringeth her bread from afar.

New American Bible
Like a merchant fleet, she secures her provisions from afar.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

She is like the merchant's ship, she bringeth her bread from afar.

Proverbs 31:24 She made fine linen, and sold it, and delivered a girdle to the Chanaanite.

1 Kings 9:26-28 And king Solomon made a fleet in Asiongaber, which is by Ailath, on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom. . . .

2 Chronicles 9:10 And the servants also of Hiram, with the servants of Solomon, brought gold from Ophir, and thyine trees, and most precious stones:

Ezekiel 27:3 And say to Tyre that dwelleth at the entry of the sea, being the mart of the people for many islands: Thus saith the Lord God: O Tyre, thou hast said: I am of perfect beauty,

Context
The Virtues of a Noble Woman
13She hath sought wool and flax, and hath wrought by the counsel of her hands. 14She is like the merchant's ship, she bringeth her bread from afar.15And she hath risen in the night, and given a prey to her household, and victuals to her maidens.…
Cross References
Proverbs 31:13
She hath sought wool and flax, and hath wrought by the counsel of her hands.

Ezekiel 27:25
The ships of the sea, were thy chief in thy merchandise: and thou wast replenished, and glorified exceedingly in the heart of the sea.

Additional Translations
She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar.She is like the merchants' ships; she brings her food from afar.

She is like the merchant-ships; She bringeth her bread from afar.

She is like a ship trading from a distance: so she procures her livelihood.

She is like the merchants' ships: she bringeth her food from afar;

She is like the merchant-ships; she bringeth her food from afar.

She is like the merchant's ships; she bringeth her food from afar.

She is like the merchant ships. She brings her bread from afar.

She hath been as ships of the merchant, From afar she bringeth in her bread.
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