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Proverbs 31 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:1 - The words of Lemuel, king of Massa, which his mother taught him:

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:2 - What, my son? What, son of my womb? What, son of my vows?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:3 - Give not your strength to women, your ways to those who destroy kings.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:4 - It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or for rulers to desire strong drink;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:5 - lest they drink and forget what has been decreed, and pervert the rights of all the afflicted.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:6 - Give strong drink to him who is perishing, and wine to those in bitter distress;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:7 - let them drink and forget their poverty, and remember their misery no more.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:8 - Open your mouth for the dumb, for the rights of all who are left desolate.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:9 - Open your mouth, judge righteously, maintain the rights of the poor and needy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:10 - A good wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:11 - The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:12 - She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:13 - She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:14 - She is like the ships of the merchant, she brings her food from afar.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:15 - She rises while it is yet night and provides food for her household and tasks for her maidens.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:16 - She considers a field and buys it; with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:17 - She girds her loins with strength and makes her arms strong.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:18 - She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp does not go out at night.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:19 - She puts her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:20 - She opens her hand to the poor, and reaches out her hands to the needy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:21 - She is not afraid of snow for her household, for all her household are clothed in scarlet.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:22 - She makes herself coverings; her clothing is fine linen and purple.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:23 - Her husband is known in the gates, when he sits among the elders of the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:24 - She makes linen garments and sells them; she delivers girdles to the merchant.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:25 - Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:26 - She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:27 - She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:28 - Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her:

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:29 - "Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all."

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:30 - Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:31 - Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates.

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