Proverbs 31:15
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New American Standard Bible
She rises also while it is still night And gives food to her household And portions to her maidens.

King James Bible
She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.

Darby Bible Translation
And she riseth while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and the day's work to her maidens.

World English Bible
She rises also while it is yet night, gives food to her household, and portions for her servant girls.

Young's Literal Translation
Yea, she riseth while yet night, And giveth food to her household, And a portion to her damsels.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

A portion to her maidens - The daily task assigned to each at the same time as the daily food. Compare Proverbs 30:8; Exodus 5:14.

Proverbs 31:15 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Of 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

Cross References
Luke 12:42
And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?

Romans 12:11
not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;

Proverbs 20:13
Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.

Proverbs 31:16
She considers a field and buys it; From her earnings she plants a vineyard.

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