Proverbs 31:2
Good News Translation
"You are my own dear son, the answer to my prayers. What shall I tell you?

Contemporary English Version
My son Lemuel, you were born in answer to my prayers, so listen carefully.

Douay-Rheims Bible
What, O my beloved, what, O the beloved of my womb, what, O the beloved of my vows?

New American Bible
What are you doing, my son! what are you doing, son of my womb; what are you doing, son of my vows!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

What, O my beloved, what, O the beloved of my womb, what, O the beloved of my vows?

the son of my womb

Isaiah 49:15 Can a woman forget her infant, so as not to have pity on the son of her womb? and if she should forget, yet will not I forget thee.

the son of my vows

1 Samuel 1:11,28 And she made a vow, saying: O Lord of hosts, if thou wilt look down, and wilt be mindful of me, and not forget thy handmaid, and wilt give to thy servant a manchild: I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and no razor shall come upon his head. . . .

Context
The Words of King Lemuel
1The words of king Lamuel. The vision wherewith his mother instructed him. 2What, O my beloved, what, O the beloved of my womb, what, O the beloved of my vows?3Give not thy substance to women, and thy riches to destroy kings.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 1:11
And she made a vow, saying: O Lord of hosts, if thou wilt look down, and wilt be mindful of me, and not forget thy handmaid, and wilt give to thy servant a manchild: I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and no razor shall come upon his head.

Proverbs 31:1
The words of king Lamuel. The vision wherewith his mother instructed him.

Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her infant, so as not to have pity on the son of her womb? and if she should forget, yet will not I forget thee.

Additional Translations
What shall I say, O my son? What, O son of my womb? What, O son of my vows?What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?

What, my son? and what, O son of my womb? And what, O son of my vows?

What wilt thou keep, my son, what? the words of God. My firstborn son, I speak to thee: what? son of my womb? what? son of my vows?

What, my son? and what, O son of my womb? and what, O son of my vows?

What, my son? and what, O son of my womb, and what, O son of my vows?

What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?

"Oh, my son! Oh, son of my womb! Oh, son of my vows!

'What, my son? and what, son of my womb? And what, son of my vows?
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