New Living Translation
She is energetic and strong, a hard worker.
King James Bible
She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.
Darby Bible Translation
She girdeth her loins with strength, and maketh strong her arms.
World English Bible
She arms her waist with strength, and makes her arms strong.
Young's Literal Translation
She hath girded with might her loins, And doth strengthen her arms.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
31:17 Girdeth - She uses great diligence and expedition in her employment; for which end, men in those times used to gird up their long and loose garments about their loins. Strengtheneth - Puts forth her utmost strength in her business.
1 Kings 18:46
Then the LORD gave special strength to Elijah. He tucked his cloak into his belt and ran ahead of Ahab's chariot all the way to the entrance of Jezreel.
2 Kings 4:29
Then Elisha said to Gehazi, "Get ready to travel; take my staff and go! Don't talk to anyone along the way. Go quickly and lay the staff on the child's face."
Brace yourself like a man, because I have some questions for you, and you must answer them.
She goes to inspect a field and buys it; with her earnings she plants a vineyard.
She makes sure her dealings are profitable; her lamp burns late into the night.
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