New American Standard Bible
Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.
King James Bible
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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The last lesson of the book is the same as the first. The fear of the Lord is the condition of all womanly, as well as of all manly, excellence.
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
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.
A gracious woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches.
The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.
"Many daughters have done nobly, But you excel them all."
Give her the product of her hands, And let her works praise her in the gates.
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