KJV LexiconShe perceiveth
to taste; figuratively, to perceive -- but, perceive, taste.
that her merchandise
profit (from trade) -- merchandise.
good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun
properly, meaning to glisten; a lamp (i.e. the burner) or light -- candle, lamp, light.
goeth not out
to expire or (causatively) to extinguish (fire, light, anger) -- go (put) out, quench.
a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity -- (mid-)night (season).
Parallel VersesNew 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.
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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