New International Version
By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established;
King James Bible
Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:
Darby Bible Translation
Through wisdom is a house built, and by understanding it is established;
World English Bible
Through wisdom a house is built; by understanding it is established;
Young's Literal Translation
By wisdom is a house builded, And by understanding it establisheth itself.
Proverbs 24:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Through wisdom is a house blinded - That is, a family; household affairs. See the notes on Proverbs 9:1 (note), etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Sluggard's Garden
'I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; 31. And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.'--PROVERBS xxiv. 30, 31. This picture of the sluggard's garden seems to be intended as a parable. No doubt its direct simple meaning is full of homely wisdom in full accord with the whole tone of the Book of Proverbs; but we shall scarcely do justice to this saying of the wise …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Epistle xxxvi. To Maximus, Bishop of Salona .
A Treatise on Good Works
Wisdom has built her house; she has set up its seven pillars.
The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.
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