New American Standard Bible
Under an unloved woman when she gets a husband, And a maidservant when she supplants her mistress.
King James Bible
For an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.
Darby Bible Translation
under an odious woman when she is married, and a handmaid when she is heir to her mistress.
World English Bible
for an unloved woman when she is married; and a handmaid who is heir to her mistress.
Young's Literal Translation
For a hated one when she ruleth, And a maid-servant when she succeedeth her mistress.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Odious woman - One in whom there is nothing loveable. Marriage, which to most women is the state in which they find scope for their highest qualities, becomes to her only a sphere in which to make herself and others miserable.
LibraryParable of the Pharisee and Publican.
^C Luke XVIII. 9-14. ^c 9 And he spake also this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and set all others at nought [It is commonly said that this parable teaches humility in prayer, but the preface and conclusion (see verse 14) show that it is indeed to set forth generally the difference between self-righteousness and humility, and that an occasion of prayer is chosen because it best illustrates the point which the Lord desired to teach. The parable shows that …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Vehicles of Revelation; Scripture, the Church, Tradition.
Concerning the Scriptures.
Under a slave when he becomes king, And a fool when he is satisfied with food,
Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:
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