Proverbs 31:6-16 NLT

6 Alcohol is for the dying, and wine for those in bitter distress.
7 Let them drink to forget their poverty and remember their troubles no more.
8 Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed.
9 Yes, speak up for the poor and helpless, and see that they get justice.
10 a Who can find a virtuous and capable wife? She is more precious than rubies.

References for Proverbs 31:10

    • 31:10 - Verses 10-31 comprise a Hebrew acrostic poem; each verse begins with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
      11 Her husband can trust her, and she will greatly enrich his life.
      12 She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.
      13 She finds wool and flax and busily spins it.
      14 She is like a merchant’s ship, bringing her food from afar.
      15 She gets up before dawn to prepare breakfast for her household and plan the day’s work for her servant girls.
      16 She goes to inspect a field and buys it; with her earnings she plants a vineyard.