Day 258 - Proverbs 31, Verses 10-31

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Today each of you women and girls can enjoy a special treat in reading these 21 verses. The subject is what a virtuous (worthwhile, thrifty, devoted, dependable, honest) wife is in the sight of God.
V.10-12 She is one who can be counted on in an emergency, energetic, with a keen sense of the responsibility of running a home.
V.13-15 Her deepest joy is in loving service for her family.
V.16-18 She realizes the importance of being watchful as well as energetic.
V.19-21 “Her hands,” “her hand,” (7 times). She also thinks of the needy people around the neighborhood.
V.22-24 Her husband too is a respected person. Her good judgment brings credit to him.
V.25-27 She will rejoice later. Notice that her mouth is mentioned only once!
V.28-29 The children realize her worth. Her husband praises her.
V.30-31 The secret — she fears the Lord! Look at Proverbs 1:77The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. (Proverbs 1:7). It tells us what it is the beginning of.