Bible: Proverbs 31:10-31
The Wife of Noble Character 1
For her value 5 is far more than rubies.
31:11 The heart of her husband has confidence 6 in her,
and he has no lack of gain. 7
all the days of her life.
31:13 She obtains 10 wool and flax,
and she is pleased to work with her hands. 11
she brings her food from afar.
31:15 She also gets up 14 while it is still night,
31:16 She considers 17 a field and buys it;
from her own income 18 she plants a vineyard.
31:17 She begins 19 her work vigorously,
and she strengthens 20 her arms.
31:18 She knows 21 that her merchandise is good,
and her lamp 22 does not go out in the night.
and her hands grasp the spindle.
and reaches out her hand to the needy.
for all of her household are clothed with scarlet. 29
31:22 She makes for herself coverlets; 30
her clothing is fine linen and purple. 31
when he sits with the elders 34 of the land.
31:24 She makes linen garments 35 and sells them,
and supplies the merchants 36 with sashes.
31:26 She opens her mouth 42 with wisdom,
and loving instruction 43 is on her tongue.
31:27 She watches over 44 the ways of her household,
and does not eat the bread of idleness. 45
31:28 Her children rise up 46 and call her blessed,
her husband 47 also praises her:
but you surpass them all!”
but a woman who fears the