KJV LexiconShe openeth
to open wide; specifically, to loosen, begin, plough, carve
the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to
wisdom (in a good sense) -- skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
and in her tongue
the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water)
is the law
a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch -- law.
kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
She opens her mouth in wisdom, And the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.
King James Bible
She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
She opens her mouth with wisdom and loving instruction is on her tongue.
International Standard Version
She speaks wisely, teaching with gracious love.
She opens her mouth with wisdom, and loving instruction is on her tongue.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
She has opened her mouth in wisdom and the law of compassion is upon her tongue.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"She speaks with wisdom, and on her tongue there is tender instruction.
King James 2000 Bible
She opens her mouth with wisdom; and on her tongue is the law of kindness.
Proverbs 31:26 NIV
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