Proverbs 31:12
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New International Version
She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.

King James Bible
She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.

Darby Bible Translation
She doeth him good, and not evil, all the days of her life.

World English Bible
She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life.

Young's Literal Translation
She hath done him good, and not evil, All days of her life.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

She will do him good -

4. She has her husband's happiness in view constantly. She recompenses all his kindness to her in beneficent acts. For kind words she returns kind deeds.

1. Her good is unmixed; she will do him good. and not evil.

2 Her good is not capricious; it is constant and permanent, while she and her husband live. His heart safely trusts in her, for she will do him good all the days of her life. This is her general character.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

1 Samuel 25:18-22,26,27 Then Abigail made haste, and took two hundred loaves, and two bottles of wine, and five sheep ready dressed...

The Gospel Cordial
A Sermon (No. 3236) published on Thursday, February 9th, 1911 delivered by C.H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Lord's Day Evening, September 20th, 1863. "Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more."--Proverbs 31:6, 7. These somewhat singular sentences were spoken by the mother of Lemuel to her son, who was probably Solomon. She had already said to him,
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Proverbs 31:11
Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.

Proverbs 31:13
She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands.

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