Proverbs 31:17
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New American Standard Bible
She girds herself with strength And makes her arms strong.

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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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
1 Kings 18:46
Then the hand of the LORD was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and outran Ahab to Jezreel.

2 Kings 4:29
Then he said to Gehazi, "Gird up your loins and take my staff in your hand, and go your way; if you meet any man, do not salute him, and if anyone salutes you, do not answer him; and lay my staff on the lad's face."

Job 38:3
"Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!

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

Proverbs 31:18
She senses that her gain is good; Her lamp does not go out at night.

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