Friday, May 10, 2013

A Tale of Two Women

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THE VOLUPTUOUS WOMAN and THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN

Described in the first nine chapters of Proverbs Described in Proverbs chapter 31

SHE IS LEWD (Proverbs 6:24; 2:17).
SHE IS LOYAL (Proverbs 31:11).

SHE IS A HOME BREAKER (Proverbs 7).
SHE IS A HOMEMAKER (Proverbs 31).

SHE IS EASY TO FIND (Proverbs 7:10-12).
SHE IS HARD TO FIND (a rare gem) (Proverbs 31:10).

SHE IS CHEAP (Proverbs 30:20).
SHE IS PRECIOUS (Proverbs 31:10).

SHE HAS OUTER BEAUTY Surface attraction (Proverbs 6:25).
SHE HAS INNER BEAUTY Heart attraction (Proverbs 31:30; 1 Peter 3:4).

SHE WORKS WITH HER MOUTH (lively lips but no life) (Proverbs 21:9,19; 25:24 etc.).
SHE WORKS WITH HER HANDS (a lovely life producing loving deeds) (Proverbs 31, many verses).

SHE IS RELIGIOUS (Proverbs 7:14).
SHE IS RIGHT WITH GOD (Proverbs 31:30).

SHE IS OUTSIDE THE HOME (Proverbs 7:11-12).
SHE ABIDES IN THE HOME (Proverbs 31:27).

SHE DOES HER HUSBAND NOTHING BUT HARM (Proverbs 2:17).
SHE DOES HER HUSBAND GOOD (Proverbs 31:12).

SHE IS ON THE LOOSE AT NIGHT (Proverbs 7:9,18).
SHE IS RESTING AT NIGHT SO SHE CAN AWAKE EARLY (Proverbs 31:15).

SHE KILLS HER VICTIMS (Proverbs 7:23).
SHE BLESSES HER FAMILY (Proverbs 31:28).

SHE LIVES BY LUST (Proverbs 7:10).
SHE LIVES BY LOVE (Proverbs 31:20).

GWZ I.F.

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2 comments:

Daniel C. said...

This is a really eye opening comparison, luckily my wife is the virtuous woman.

The Ignorant Fishermen said...

Daniel, my brother you're not lucky... but blessed (Eph. 1:3).. Never forget it... (all in good fun)

Me too my friend!

David