Who is the "she/her" in this verse?


Proverbs 3:15

NKJV - 15 She is more precious than rubies, And all the things you may desire cannot compare with her.

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Q jcryle001 JD Abshire
Proverbs 3:13 "Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding."

Metaphorically, wisdom and understanding.

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
Proverbs 3:15: The rewards of wisdom in Proverbs 3:14-15 are “proceeds” (v. 14)—“Her proceeds are better than the profits of silver,” “length of days” in v. 16 – “Length of days is in her right hand, In her left hand riches and honor.” So “riches and honor” are also rewards of wisdom. (I take these riches as spiritual riches.) Proverbs 3:17 adds to this list: “Her ways are ways of PLEASANTNESS, and all her paths are PEACE” (2 more rewards of wisdom). Verse 18 adds the two final rewards of wisdom, “life” and “happiness.” -- “She is a tree of LIFE to those who take hold of her, and HAPPY are all who retain her.” The MacArthur Study Bible

I had to memorize these verses in an Adult Bible Memory program for one church I attended.

In her right hand she holds to view
a length of happy days;
and riches with great honours joined
are what her left displays.

She guides the young with innocence,
in pleasure's paths to tread;
a crown of glory she bestows
upon the hoary head.

According as her labours rise,
so her rewards increase;
her ways are ways of pleasantness,
and all her paths are peace.

-- Michael Bruce, a hymn

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