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Proverbs 31:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; Yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— She extends her hand to the poor, And she stretches out her hands to the needy.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yes, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— She stretcheth out her hand to the afflicted, and she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Her palm, she spreadeth out to the oppressed, and, her hands, she extendeth to the needy:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Her hand she hath spread forth to the poor, Yea, her hands she sent forth to the needy.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— She hath opened her hand to the needy, and stretched out her hands to the poor.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— She stretcheth out her hand to the poore, yea she reacheth foorth her handes to the needy.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And she opens her hands to the needy, and reaches out fruit to the poor.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
She stretcheth out 6566
{6566} Prime
פָּרַשׂ
paras
{paw-ras'}
A primitive root; to break apart, disperse, etc.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
her hand 3709
{3709} Prime
כַּף
kaph
{kaf}
From H3721; the hollow hand or palm (so of the paw of an animal, of the sole, and even of the bowl of a dish or sling, the handle of a bolt, the leaves of a palm tree); figuratively power.
to the poor; 6041
{6041} Prime
עָנִי
`aniy
{aw-nee'}
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
yea, she reacheth forth 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
her hands 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
to the needy. 34
{0034} Prime
אֶבְיוֹן
'ebyown
{eb-yone'}
From H0014, in the sense of want (especially in feeling); destitute.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 31:10-31.


Proverbs 31:20

_ _ Industry enables her to be charitable.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 31:10-31.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
She stretcheth:
Heb. She spreadeth,
Proverbs 1:24 Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;
Romans 10:21 But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.

she reacheth:

Proverbs 19:17 He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Proverbs 22:9 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
Job 31:16-20 If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; ... If his loins have not blessed me, and [if] he were [not] warmed with the fleece of my sheep;
Psalms 41:1 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] Blessed [is] he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
Psalms 112:9 He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.
Ecclesiastes 11:1-2 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. ... Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
Mark 14:7 For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye have not always.
Acts 9:39-41 Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them. ... And he gave her [his] hand, and lifted her up, and when he had called the saints and widows, presented her alive.
Acts 20:34-35 Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me. ... I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with [his] hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
Hebrews 13:16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
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Jb 31:16. Ps 41:1; 112:9. Pv 1:24; 19:17; 22:9. Ec 11:1. Mk 14:7. Ac 9:39; 20:34. Ro 10:21. Ep 4:28. He 13:16.

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