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Proverbs 12:4New American Standard Bible (NASB)

An [a]excellent wife is the crown of her husband,
But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.

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  1. Proverbs 12:4 Or virtuous
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Proverbs 12:4New King James Version (NKJV)

An excellent[a] wife is the crown of her husband,
But she who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 12:4 Literally A wife of valor
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 12:4New International Version (NIV)

A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown,
    but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.

New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 12:4Amplified Bible (AMP)


A virtuous and excellent wife [worthy of honor] is the crown of her husband,
But she who shames him [with her foolishness] is like rottenness in his bones.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Proverbs 12:4King James Version (KJV)

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

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