New Living Translation
a bitter woman who finally gets a husband, a servant girl who supplants her mistress.
King James Bible
For an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.
Darby Bible Translation
under an odious woman when she is married, and a handmaid when she is heir to her mistress.
World English Bible
for an unloved woman when she is married; and a handmaid who is heir to her mistress.
Young's Literal Translation
For a hated one when she ruleth, And a maid-servant when she succeedeth her mistress.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
30:23 An odious - Proud, and perverse. Married - For then she displays all those ill humours, which before, she concealed. Is heir - Which great and sudden change transports her beside herself, and makes her insufferably proud and scornful.
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