She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.
The daughters of the Most High are precious in his sight and have a significant role to play in building up the nation of Israel. Women are gifts from the Lord, for righteous men who uphold the laws, statues & commandments. Women of Israel are to remain virtuous, and uphold an honorable reputation.
"The aged women likewise, that they be in good behavior as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;"
Being virtuous means having or showing high moral standards, being chaste, upright, high-minded, and modest both physically and spiritually.
A Proverbs 31 woman, is an educated, well-rounded woman, who possesses qualities that make her virtuous.
A virtuous woman is creative, and uses her creativity to foster new ideas for her family. She creates her home to be an opening environment with an inviting atmosphere for friends and family to feel welcomed upon entering. She is a home-maker.
Proverbs 31:27 "She looketh well to the ways of her household"
A virtuous woman is submissive to her husband in a righteous manner. She allows her husband to lead her in the right direction and guide the household in the ways of Christ.
Ephesians 5:22 "Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord."
A virtuous woman is modest.
She doesn't dress provocatively in public, nor does she have an unappealing attitude. She adorns herself in modest clothing, covered for the world, in respect to not only her husband, but herself. Modesty is also more than the physical. A modest woman has a good, humble character.
2 Timothy 2:9 "In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety;"
A virtuous woman takes care of herself physically, and makes herself attractive for her husband. As Esther bathed herself in sweet incense, and purified herself, so are women to keep themselves tidy, and lady-like.
Esther 2:12 "Now when every maid's turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the women, (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for the purifying of the women;"