New American Standard Bible
She looks for wool and flax And works with her hands in delight.
King James Bible
She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.
Darby Bible Translation
She seeketh wool and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.
World English Bible
She seeks wool and flax, and works eagerly with her hands.
Young's Literal Translation
She hath sought wool and flax, And with delight she worketh with her hands.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Worketh willingly with her hands - Or, worketh with willing hands. The stress laid upon the industrial habits of Israelite matrons may perhaps belong to a time when, as under the monarchy of Judah, those habits were passing away.
LibraryOf the Practice of Piety in Fasting.
There are divers kinds of fasting--First, A constrained fast, as when men either have not food to eat, as in the famine of Samaria (2 Kings vi. 25;) or, having food, cannot eat it for heaviness or sickness, as it befel them who were in the ship with St. Paul (Acts xxvii. 33.) This is rather famine than fasting. Secondly, A natural fast, which we undertake physically, for the health of our body. Thirdly, A civil fast, which the magistrate enjoins for the better maintenance of the commonwealth. Fourthly, …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
She does him good and not evil All the days of her life.
She is like merchant ships; She brings her food from afar.
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