New American Standard Bible
She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.
King James Bible
She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
Darby Bible Translation
She surveyeth the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
World English Bible
She looks well to the ways of her household, and doesn't eat the bread of idleness.
Young's Literal Translation
She is watching the ways of her household, And bread of sloth she eateth not.
Proverbs 31:27 Parallel
LibraryOf 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
Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.
Her children rise up and bless her; Her husband also, and he praises her, saying:
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