Proverbs 31:30
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King James Version
Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.

Darby Bible Translation
Gracefulness is deceitful and beauty is vain; a woman that feareth Jehovah, she shall be praised.

World English Bible
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman who fears Yahweh, she shall be praised.

Young's Literal Translation
The grace is false, and the beauty is vain, A woman fearing Jehovah, she may boast herself.

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Geneva Study Bible

Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.

Scofield Reference Notes

Margin feareth

See Scofield Note: "Ps 19:9" Proverbs 31:30 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Of the Practice of Piety in Fasting.
There are divers kinds of fasting--First, A constrained fast, as when men either have not food to eat, as in the famine of Samaria (2 Kings vi. 25;) or, having food, cannot eat it for heaviness or sickness, as it befel them who were in the ship with St. Paul (Acts xxvii. 33.) This is rather famine than fasting. Secondly, A natural fast, which we undertake physically, for the health of our body. Thirdly, A civil fast, which the magistrate enjoins for the better maintenance of the commonwealth. Fourthly,
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 112:1
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Proverbs 11:16
A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.

Proverbs 22:4
By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.

Proverbs 31:29
Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.

Proverbs 31:31
Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.

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