Proverbs 31:23
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New Living Translation
Her husband is well known at the city gates, where he sits with the other civic leaders.

King James Bible
Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land.

Darby Bible Translation
Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land.

World English Bible
Her husband is respected in the gates, when he sits among the elders of the land.

Young's Literal Translation
Known in the gates is her husband, In his sitting with elders of the land.

Proverbs 31:23 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

31:23 It known - Observed and respected, not only for his own worth, but for his wife's sake. Sitteth - In counsel or judgment.

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Deuteronomy 16:18
"Appoint judges and officials for yourselves from each of your tribes in all the towns the LORD your God is giving you. They must judge the people fairly.

Ruth 4:1
Boaz went to the town gate and took a seat there. Just then the family redeemer he had mentioned came by, so Boaz called out to him, "Come over here and sit down, friend. I want to talk to you." So they sat down together.

Ruth 4:2
Then Boaz called ten leaders from the town and asked them to sit as witnesses.

Ruth 4:11
Then the elders and all the people standing in the gate replied, "We are witnesses! May the LORD make this woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, from whom all the nation of Israel descended! May you prosper in Ephrathah and be famous in Bethlehem.

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