A Virtuous Woman


Proverbs 31:10-31 says, "Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. v.10 (KJV)


A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.  v.10 (NIV)


The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. v.11 (KJV)


Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. v.11 (NIV)


She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. v.12 (KJV)


She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life. v.12 (NIV)


She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. v.13 (KJV)


She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar. v.14 (KJV)


She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. v.15 (KJV)


She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. v.16 (KJV)


She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. v.17 (KJV)


She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. v.18 (KJV)


She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. v.19 (KJV)


She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. v.20 (KJV)


She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy v.20 (NIV)


She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet. v.21 (KJV)


She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple. v.22 (KJV)


Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. v.23 (KJV)


Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land. v.23 (NIV)


She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. v.24(KJV)


Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come. v.25 (KJV)


She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. v.25 (NIV)


She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. v.26 (KJV)


She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. v.26 (NIV)


She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. v.27 (KJV)


Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. v.28 (KJV)


Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her. v.28 (NIV)


Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all. v.29 (KJV)


Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. v.30 (KJV)


Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. v.30 (NIV)


Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates." v.31 (KJV)


Father, I thank you that you pour out a spirit of grace and supplication on the daughters of Zion that they will see whom they have pierced and receive a revelation of Him. In Jesus name, Amen.



God bless you,


Doyle Davidson



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