Proverbs 31:2
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New Living Translation
O my son, O son of my womb, O son of my vows,

King James Bible
What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?

Darby Bible Translation
What, my son? and what, O son of my womb? and what, O son of my vows?

World English Bible
"Oh, my son! Oh, son of my womb! Oh, son of my vows!

Young's Literal Translation
'What, my son? and what, son of my womb? And what, son of my vows?

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

31:2 What - A short speech, arguing her great passion for him; what words shall I take? What counsels shall I give thee? My heart is full, but where shall I begin? Of my womb - My son, not by adoption, but whom I bare in the womb, and therefore it is my duty to give thee admonitions, and thine to receive them. My vows - On whose behalf I have made many prayers and sacrifices, and solemn vows to God; whom I have, as far as in me lay, devoted to the work, and service, and glory of God.

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Cross References
1 Samuel 1:11
And she made this vow: "O LORD of Heaven's Armies, if you will look upon my sorrow and answer my prayer and give me a son, then I will give him back to you. He will be yours for his entire lifetime, and as a sign that he has been dedicated to the LORD, his hair will never be cut."

Proverbs 31:1
The sayings of King Lemuel contain this message, which his mother taught him.

Isaiah 49:15
"Never! Can a mother forget her nursing child? Can she feel no love for the child she has borne? But even if that were possible, I would not forget you!

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