New American Standard Bible
She considers a field and buys it; From her earnings she plants a vineyard.
King James Bible
She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
Darby Bible Translation
She considereth a field, and acquireth it; of the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
World English Bible
She considers a field, and buys it. With the fruit of her hands, she plants a vineyard.
Young's Literal Translation
She hath considered a field, and taketh it, From the fruit of her hands she hath planted a vineyard.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The verse points to a large sphere of feminine activity, strikingly in contrast with the degradation to which woman in the East has now fallen.
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 rises also while it is still night And gives food to her household And portions to her maidens.
She girds herself with strength And makes her arms strong.
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