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Charm is deceptive and beauty disappears, but a woman who honors the LORD should be praised.
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Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: the woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Proverbs 6:25 For the price of a harlot is scarce one loaf: but the woman catcheth the precious soul of a man.
Proverbs 11:22 The desire of the just is all good, the expectation of the wicked is indignation.
2 Samuel 14:25 But in all Israel there was not a man so comely, and so exceedingly beautiful as Absalom: from the sole of the foot to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him.
Esther 1:11,12 To bring in queen Vasthi before the king, with the crown set upon her head, to shew her beauty to all the people and the princes: for she was exceeding beautiful. . . .
Ezekiel 16:15 But trusting in thy beauty, thou playedst the harlot because of thy renown, and thou hast prostituted thyself to every passenger, to be his.
James 1:11 For the sun rose with a burning heat and parched the grass: and the flower thereof fell off, and the beauty of the shape thereof perished. So also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
1 Peter 1:24 For all flesh is as grass and all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass is withered and the flower thereof is fallen away.
Proverbs 1:7 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
Proverbs 8:13 Counsel and equity is mine, prudence is mine, strength is mine.
Exodus 1:17-21 But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded, but saved the men children. . . .
Psalm 147:11 The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him: and in them that hope in his mercy.
Luke 1:6,46-50 And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and justifications of the Lord without blame. . . .
1 Peter 3:4,5 But the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptibility of a quiet and a meek spirit which is rich in the sight of God. . . .
Ecclesiastes 7:18 It is good that thou shouldst hold up the just, yea and from him withdraw not thy hand: for he that feareth God, neglecteth nothing.
Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us all hear together the conclusion of the discourse. Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is all man:
Romans 2:29 But he is a Jew that is one inwardly and the circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit not in the letter: whose praise is not of men, but of God.
1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore, judge not before the time: until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts. And then shall every man have praise from God.
1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 3:4 But the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptibility of a quiet and a meek spirit which is rich in the sight of God.
ContextThe Virtues of a Noble Woman
…29Many daughters have gathered together riches: thou hast surpassed them all. 30Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: the woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.31Give her of the fruit of her hands: and let her works praise her in the gates.…
Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments.
A merciful man doth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel casteth off even his own kindred.
The fruit of humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and glory and life.
Many daughters have gathered together riches: thou hast surpassed them all.
Give her of the fruit of her hands: and let her works praise her in the gates.
Additional TranslationsCharm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that fears the LORD, she shall be praised.
Grace is deceitful, and beauty is vain; But a woman that feareth Jehovah, she shall be praised.
Charms are false, and woman's beauty is vain: for it is a wise woman that is blessed, and let her praise the fear the Lord.
Gracefulness is deceitful and beauty is vain; a woman [that] feareth Jehovah, she shall be praised.
Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.
Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman who fears Yahweh, she shall be praised.
The grace is false, and the beauty is vain, A woman fearing Jehovah, she may boast herself.
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