Proverbs 31:18
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
She sensesטָ֭עֲמָה
(ta·'a·mah)
2938: to taste, perceivea prim. root
that her gainסַחְרָ֑הּ
(sach·rah;)
5504: commerce, gainfrom sachar
is good;טֹ֣וב
(to·vv)
2896a: pleasant, agreeable, goodfrom tob
Her lampנֵרָֽהּ׃
(ne·rah.)
5216: a lampfrom an unused word
does not goיִכְבֶּ֖ה
(yich·beh)
3518: to be quenched or extinguished, to go outa prim. root
out at night.(בַלַּ֣יְלָה
(val·lay·lah)
3915: nightof uncertain derivation







KJV Lexicon
She perceiveth
ta`am  (taw-am')
to taste; figuratively, to perceive -- but, perceive, taste.
that her merchandise
cachar  (sakh'-ar)
profit (from trade) -- merchandise.
is good
towb  (tobe)
good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun
her candle
niyr  (neer)
properly, meaning to glisten; a lamp (i.e. the burner) or light -- candle, lamp, light.
goeth not out
kabah  (kaw-baw')
to expire or (causatively) to extinguish (fire, light, anger) -- go (put) out, quench.
by night
layil  (lah'-yil)
a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity -- (mid-)night (season).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
She senses that her gain is good; Her lamp does not go out at night.

King James Bible
She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
She sees that her profits are good, and her lamp never goes out at night.

International Standard Version
She is confident that her profits are sufficient. Her lamp does not go out at night.

NET Bible
She knows that her merchandise is good, and her lamp does not go out in the night.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
She has tasted that her merchandise is good and her lamp does not go out all night.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She sees that she is making a good profit. Her lamp burns late at night.

King James 2000 Bible
She perceives that her merchandise is good: her lamp goes not out by night.
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