Proverbs 31:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
Listen, my son! Listen, son of my womb! Listen, my son, the answer to my prayers!

New Living Translation
O my son, O son of my womb, O son of my vows,

English Standard Version
What are you doing, my son? What are you doing, son of my womb? What are you doing, son of my vows?

Berean Study Bible
What shall I say, O my son? What, O son of my womb? What, O son of my vows?

New American Standard Bible
What, my son? And what, son of my womb? And what, son of my vows?

NASB 1995
What, O my son? And what, O son of my womb? And what, O son of my vows?

NASB 1977
What, O my son? And what, O son of my womb? And what, O son of my vows?

Amplified Bible
What, O my son? And what, O son of my womb? And what [shall I advise you], O son of my vows?

Christian Standard Bible
What should I say, my son? What, son of my womb? What, son of my vows?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What should I say, my son? What, son of my womb? What, son of my vows?

Contemporary English Version
My son Lemuel, you were born in answer to my prayers, so listen carefully.

Good News Translation
"You are my own dear son, the answer to my prayers. What shall I tell you?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"What, my son? What, son to whom I gave birth? What, son of my prayers?

International Standard Version
No, my son! No, my son whom I conceived! No, my son to whom I gave birth!

NET Bible
O my son, O son of my womb, O son of my vows,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?

New King James Version
What, my son? And what, son of my womb? And what, son of my vows?

King James 2000 Bible
What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?

New Heart English Bible
"Oh, my son. Oh, son of my womb. Oh, son of my vows.

World English Bible
"Oh, my son! Oh, son of my womb! Oh, son of my vows!

American King James Version
What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?

American Standard Version
What, my son? and what, O son of my womb? And what, O son of my vows?

A Faithful Version
"What, my son? And what, O son of my womb? And what, O son of my vows?

Darby Bible Translation
What, my son? and what, O son of my womb? and what, O son of my vows?

English Revised Version
What, my son? and what, O son of my womb, and what, O son of my vows?

Webster's Bible Translation
What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
What my sonne! and what ye sonne of my wombe! and what, O sonne of my desires!

Bishops' Bible of 1568
What my sonne? what the sonne of my body? and what O my deare beloued sonne?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
My sonne, thou sonne of my body: O my deare beloued sonne,
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
“What, my son? And what, son of my womb? And what, son of my vows?

Young's Literal Translation
'What, my son? and what, son of my womb? And what, son of my vows?

Smith's Literal Translation
What, my son? and what the son of my womb? and what the son of my vows?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
What, O my beloved, what, O the beloved of my womb, what, O the beloved of my vows?

Catholic Public Domain Version
“What, O my beloved? What, O beloved of my womb? What, O beloved of my vows?

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Oh, my son, oh, son of my body, and oh, son of my vows!

Lamsa Bible
Oh my son! Oh the son of my womb! Oh the son of my vows!

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
What, my son? and what, O son of my womb? And what, O son of my vows?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
What wilt thou keep, my son, what? the words of God. My firstborn son, I speak to thee: what? son of my womb? what? son of my vows?








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