Proverbs 31:26
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King James Version
She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

Darby Bible Translation
She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and upon her tongue is the law of kindness.

World English Bible
She opens her mouth with wisdom. Faithful instruction is on her tongue.

Young's Literal Translation
Her mouth she hath opened in wisdom, And the law of kindness is on her tongue.

Proverbs 31:26 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and on her tongue is the {n} law of kindness.

(n) Her tongue is a book by which one might learn many good things: for she delights to talk of the word of God.Proverbs 31:26 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Of the Practice of Piety in Fasting.
There are divers kinds of fasting--First, A constrained fast, as when men either have not food to eat, as in the famine of Samaria (2 Kings vi. 25;) or, having food, cannot eat it for heaviness or sickness, as it befel them who were in the ship with St. Paul (Acts xxvii. 33.) This is rather famine than fasting. Secondly, A natural fast, which we undertake physically, for the health of our body. Thirdly, A civil fast, which the magistrate enjoins for the better maintenance of the commonwealth. Fourthly,
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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