New International Version
Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her:
King James Bible
Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Darby Bible Translation
Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her:
World English Bible
Her children rise up and call her blessed. Her husband also praises her:
Young's Literal Translation
Her sons have risen up, and pronounce her happy, Her husband, and he praiseth her,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Her children arise up, and call her blessed -
20. She considers a good education next to Divine influence; and she knows also that if she train up a child in the way he should go, when he is old he will not depart from it.
1. Her children are well bred; they rise up and pay due respect.
2. They are taught the fear of the lord, and obedience to his testimonies; therefore they call her blessed. So they are of a decent, orderly, respectable, religious behavior.
3. Her husband is so satisfied with her conduct towards himself, his household, his business, and their children, that he praiseth her. He shows himself sensible of her excellence, and encourages her, in her work, by the commendations he bestows.
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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, …
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A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.
"Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all."
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