Acrostic in Hebrew Text

A translation of Proverbs 31 showing the alphabetic acrostic found in the Hebrrew text.  The words in the center read "woman of valor" (eshet hayil).

A translation of Prov 31; showing the alphabetic acrostic found in the Hebrew text. The words in the center read “woman of valor” (eshet hayil). Calligraphy by Michael Noyes.

A West Semitic language, in which most of the Hebrew Bible is written except for parts of Daniel and Ezra. Hebrew is regarded as the spoken language of ancient Israel but is largely replaced by Aramaic in the Persian period.

Prov 31

The Teaching of King Lemuel's Mother
1The words of King Lemuel. An oracle that his mother taught him:
2No, my son! No, son of my womb!
No, son of my vows!3Do no ... View more

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