EveryMans NLT Proverbs - Page 44



Proverbs 31 | page 870
21
She has no fear of winter for her household,
for everyone has warm* clothes.
She makes her own bedspreads.
She dresses in fine linen and purple
gowns.
23 Her husband is well known at the city
gates,
where he sits with the other civic leaders.
24 She makes belted linen garments
and sashes to sell to the merchants.
27
She carefully watches everything in her
household
and suffers nothing from laziness.
28
Her children stand and bless her.
Her husband praises her:
“There are many virtuous and capable
women in the world,
but you surpass them all!”
22
She is clothed with strength and dignity,
and she laughs without fear of the
future.
26 When she speaks, her words are wise,
and she gives instructions with kindness.
29
30
25
31:21 As in Greek and Latin versions; Hebrew reads scarlet.
31
Charm is deceptive, and beauty does
not last;
but a woman who fears the LORD will
be greatly praised.
Reward her for all she has done.
Let her deeds publicly declare her
praise.





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