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Proverbs 31:12

“She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.”  What a glorious thing for a man to be able to say of his wife, “She has done me only good her entire life!”  I think any wife would be overwhelmed with the joy of that statement.  Let’s look at this a little more closely.  Good – we all think we know what the word good means. The Hebrew word for “good” is towb. Strong’s H2896 – towb ??? 1) good, pleasant, agreeable a) pleasant, agreeable (to the senses) b) pleasant (to the higher nature) c) good, excellent (of its kind) d) good, rich, valuable in estimation e) good, appropriate, becoming f) better (comparative) g) glad, happy, prosperous (of man’s sensuous nature) h) good understanding (of man’s intellectual nature) i) good, kind, benign j) good, right (ethical)   2) a good … Read entire article »

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