PROVERBS 3:15

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.”

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Proverbs 3:15 Translation & Meaning

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She הִ֭יא He (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are She
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
more precious יְקָ֣רָה Valuable (objectively or subjectively) more precious
than rubies: מִפְּנִייִ֑ם Ruby than rubies
and all וְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the things thou canst desire חֲ֝פָצֶ֗יךָ Pleasure; hence (abstractly) desire; concretely, a valuable thing; hence (by extension) a matter (as something in mind) things canst desire
are not לֹ֣א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles are not
to be compared יִֽשְׁווּ Properly, to level, i.e., equalize; figuratively, to resemble; by implication, to adjust (i.e., counterbalance, be suitable, compose, place, yield, etc.) compared
unto her. יִֽשְׁווּ Properly, to level, i.e., equalize; figuratively, to resemble; by implication, to adjust (i.e., counterbalance, be suitable, compose, place, yield, etc.) unto her

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  • 13  Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

  • 14  For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

  • 15  She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.

  • 16  Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.

  • 17  Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.




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