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Proverbs 31:10-31 TMBA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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10 Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. 10 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.
11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. 11 Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.
12 She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. 12 She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.
13 She seeketh wool and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. 13 She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands.
14 She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar. 14 She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar.
15 She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household and a portion to her maidens. 15 She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls.
16 She considereth a field and buyeth it; with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. 16 She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.
17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. 17 She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.
18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good; her candle goeth not out by night. 18 She sees that her trading is profitable, and her lamp does not go out at night.
19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. 19 In her hand she holds the distaff and grasps the spindle with her fingers.
20 She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. 20 She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.
21 She is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed with scarlet. 21 When it snows, she has no fear for her household; for all of them are clothed in scarlet.
22 She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple. 22 She makes coverings for her bed; she is clothed in fine linen and purple.
23 Her husband is known at the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. 23 Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land.
24 She maketh fine linen and selleth it, and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. 24 She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes.
25 Strength and honor are her clothing, and she shall rejoice in time to come. 25 She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.
26 She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness. 26 She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
27 She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. 27 She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.
28 Her children arise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her: 28 Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her:
29 "Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all." 29 "Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all."
30 Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman who feareth the LORD, she shall be praised! 30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.
31 Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her at the gates. 31 Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.