Proverbs 31:14-2414She is like the ships of the merchant;
she brings her food from afar.
15She a rises while it is yet night
and b provides food for her household
and portions for her maidens.
16She considers a field and buys it;
with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard.
17She c dresses herself ▼
▼Hebrew She girds her loinswith strength
and makes her arms strong.
18She perceives that her merchandise is profitable.
Her lamp does not go out at night.
19She puts her hands to the distaff,
and her hands hold the spindle.
20She e opens her hand to f the poor
and reaches out her hands to g the needy.
21She is not afraid of snow for her household,
for all her household are clothed in h scarlet. ▼
▼Or in double thickness
22She makes j bed coverings for herself;
her clothing is k fine linen and l purple.
23Her husband is known in m the gates
when he sits among the elders of the land.
24She makes n linen garments and sells them;
she delivers sashes to the merchant.
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