|LC Classifications||BS1463 1906|
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Proverbs Context. 1 Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish. 2 A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn. 3 A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved. 4 A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones. Proverbs Context. 7 Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more. 8 Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. 9 Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy. 10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. 11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that. The word gain in Proverbs is actually the word for plunder (as in Isaiah and ). The expression excel them all in Proverbs “is an expression that signifies victory.” (Ross) iv. The qualities of this virtuous wife as described in Proverbs are often mentioned in previous proverbs. The Proverbs 31 woman was not an actual woman. Let’s be clear. King Lemuel’s mother was describing the kind of woman she hoped her son would find. Because of this, many people discount the idea that it’s even possible to be a Proverbs 31 woman or they feel discouraged by the seemingly impossible standard set for women in this passage.
As in the rest of the Proverbs, these specific examples provide a metaphor for the larger truth. How any individual woman exemplifies these characteristics will depend on her situation, gifts, and abilities. The key is in ve just as it is in the beginning of Proverbs, in But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised. verse sets the tone for the entire passage as it exalts the excellent wife and her efforts to care for her household. The Hebrew word chayil29 is used in construct form ('eshet chayîl) to describe the wife. Only in Prove Prove and Ruth 3 is chayil used to describe a woman . 2. The Proverbs 31 Woman is a Blessing to her Husband. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land. ~Proverbs , The godly woman described to the wise king by his mother is an asset to her husband. She enhances his life and does good things for him. Proverbs pulls together the most important of the over 3, proverbs pondered by Solomon (1 Kings ; Eccl. ), along with some proverbs of others whom Solomon likely influenced. The word “proverb” means “to be like”, thus Proverbs is a book of comparisons between common, concrete images and life’s most profound truths.
Rewarded. The last verse tells us that we will be praised for our hard work and dedication. God promises to recognize our faith. How to apply Proverbs 31 to your life. Obviously that is a lot to take in. We are not perfect, nor does God expect us to be. Becoming a Proverbs 31 woman means working hard to become a woman who honors God. The word gain in Proverbs is actually the word for plunder (as in Isaiah and ). The expression excel them all in Proverbs “is an expression that signifies victory.” (Ross) iv. The qualities of this virtuous wife as described in Proverbs are often mentioned in previous proverbs. As a whole, the proverbs have. (Proverbs , sqq. This is written in the form of an acrostic, the twenty-two verses composing it each commencing with a letter of the Hebrew alphabet. This may have been done, as in the case of several of the psalms, which are of a didactic character (e.g., 25, 34, 37, ), to . Every wise woman builds her house: but the foolish plucks it down with her hands. the foolish. Proverbs A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing. Proverbs A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.. Proverbs .