She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes.
She makes linen garments and sells them, And supplies belts to the tradesmen.
She makes belted linen garments and sashes to sell to the merchants.
She designs gowns and sells them, brings the sweaters she knits to the dress shops.
She makes linen robes and gets a price for them, and traders take her cloth bands for a price.
She makes linen garments and sells them; she supplies the merchant with sashes.
She makes linen garments and sells them , And supplies sashes for the merchants.
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1 tn The first word of the fifteenth line begins with ס (samek), the fifteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
sn The poet did not think it strange or unworthy for a woman of this stature to be a businesswoman engaged in an honest trade. In fact, weaving of fine linens was a common trade for women in the ancient world.
2 tn Heb “to the Canaanites.” These are the Phoenician traders that survived the wars and continued to do business down to the exile.