|New International Version (© 2011)|
She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar.
King James Bible
She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
American Standard Version
She is like the merchant-ships; She bringeth her bread from afar.
Young's Literal Translation
She hath been as ships of the merchant, From afar she bringeth in her bread.
Proverbs 31:14 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
She is like the merchants' ships -
3. She acts like merchants. If she buy any thing for her household, she sells sufficient of her own manufactures to pay for it; if she imports, she exports: and she sends articles of her own manufacturing or produce to distant countries; she traffics with the neighboring tribes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 31:24 She makes fine linen, and sells it; and delivers girdles to the merchant.
1 Kings 9:26-28 And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Eziongeber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom...
2 Chronicles 9:10 And the servants also of Huram, and the servants of Solomon, which brought gold from Ophir, brought algum trees and precious stones.
Ezekiel 27:3 And say to Tyrus, O you that are situate at the entry of the sea, which are a merchant of the people for many isles...
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Proverbs 31:13 She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands.
Ezekiel 27:25 "'The ships of Tarshish serve as carriers for your wares. You are filled with heavy cargo as you sail the sea.