Proverbs 31:25
New International Version
She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.

New Living Translation
She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.

English Standard Version
Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.

Berean Study Bible
Strength and honor are her clothing, and she can laugh at the days to come.

King James Bible
Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.

New King James Version
Strength and honor are her clothing; She shall rejoice in time to come.

New American Standard Bible
Strength and dignity are her clothing, And she smiles at the future.

NASB 1995
Strength and dignity are her clothing, And she smiles at the future.

NASB 1977
Strength and dignity are her clothing, And she smiles at the future.

Amplified Bible
Strength and dignity are her clothing and her position is strong and secure; And she smiles at the future [knowing that she and her family are prepared].

Christian Standard Bible
Strength and honor are her clothing, and she can laugh at the time to come.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Strength and honor are her clothing, and she can laugh at the time to come.

American Standard Version
Strength and dignity are her clothing; And she laugheth at the time to come.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Strength and excellence are her clothing and she will rejoice in the last day.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
She puts on strength and honour; and rejoices in the last days.

Contemporary English Version
She is strong and graceful, as well as cheerful about the future.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Strength and beauty are her clothing, and she shall laugh in the latter day.

English Revised Version
Strength and dignity are her clothing; and she laugheth at the time to come.

Good News Translation
She is strong and respected and not afraid of the future.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She dresses with strength and nobility, and she smiles at the future.

International Standard Version
Strength and dignity are her garments; she smiles about the future.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Strength and dignity are her clothing; And she laugheth at the time to come.

Literal Standard Version
Strength and honor [are] her clothing, "" And she rejoices at a latter day.

NET Bible
She is clothed with strength and honor, and she can laugh at the time to come.

New Heart English Bible
Strength and dignity are her clothing. She laughs at the time to come.

World English Bible
Strength and dignity are her clothing. She laughs at the time to come.

Young's Literal Translation
Strength and honour are her clothing, And she rejoiceth at a latter day.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Virtues of a Noble Woman
24She makes linen garments and sells them; she delivers sashes to the merchants. 25Strength and honor are her clothing, and she can laugh at the days to come. 26She opens her mouth with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.…

Cross References
1 Timothy 2:9
Likewise, I want the women to adorn themselves with respectable apparel, with modesty, and with self-control, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,

1 Timothy 2:10
but with good deeds, as is proper for women who profess to worship God.


Treasury of Scripture

Strength and honor are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.

strength

Job 29:14
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

Job 40:10
Deck thyself now with majesty and excellency; and array thyself with glory and beauty.

Psalm 132:9,16
Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness; and let thy saints shout for joy…

and

Psalm 97:11,12
Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart…

Isaiah 65:13,14
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but ye shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but ye shall be ashamed: …

Matthew 25:20,21
And so he that had received five talents came and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five talents: behold, I have gained beside them five talents more…









(25) Strength and honour are her clothing.--She never parts with them; they serve her, like clothing, for protection and ornament. (Comp. Psalm 104:1.)

And she shall rejoice in time to come.--Rather, smiles at the coming day; does not fear the future.

Verse 25. - AYIN. Strength and honour are her clothing (ver. 17); ἰσχὺν καὶ εὐπρέπειαν, Septuagint. She is invested with a moral force and dignity which arm her against care and worry; the power of a righteous purpose and strong will reveals itself in her carriage and demeanour. And thus equipped, she shall rejoice in time to come; or, she laugheth (Job 5:22; Job 39:7) at the future (Isaiah 30:8). She is not disquieted by any fear of what may happen, knowing in whom she trusts, and having done her duty to the utmost of her ability. The Greek and Latin versions seem to take the expression as referring to the day of death; thus the Vulgate, Ridebit in die novissimo; Septuagint, "She rejoices in the last days (ἐν ἡμέραις ἐσχάταις)." But it is best interpreted as above. The true servant of God is not afraid of any evil tidings, his heart being fixed, trusting in the Lord (Psalm 112:7).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Strength
עֹז־ (‘ōz-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5797: Strength, might

and honor
וְהָדָ֥ר (wə·hā·ḏār)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1926: Magnificence, ornament, splendor

are her clothing,
לְבוּשָׁ֑הּ (lə·ḇū·šāh)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3830: A garment, clothing, raiment

and she can laugh
וַ֝תִּשְׂחַ֗ק (wat·tiś·ḥaq)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7832: To laugh, to play

at the days
לְי֣וֹם (lə·yō·wm)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

to come.
אַחֲרֽוֹן׃ (’a·ḥă·rō·wn)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 314: Hinder, late, last, western


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