19 She stretches out her hands to the distaff,
And her hand holds the spindle.
20 (A)She extends her hand to the poor,
Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy.
21 She is not afraid of snow for her household,
For all her household is clothed with scarlet.
22 She makes tapestry for herself;
Her clothing is fine linen and purple.
23 (B)Her husband is known in the gates,
When he sits among the elders of the land.

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22 The merchants of (A)Sheba and Raamah were your merchants. They traded for your wares the choicest spices, all kinds of precious stones, and gold. 23 (B)Haran, Canneh, Eden, the merchants of (C)Sheba, Assyria, and Chilmad were your merchants. 24 These were your merchants in choice items—in purple clothes, in embroidered garments, in chests of multicolored apparel, in sturdy woven cords, which were in your marketplace.

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The Rich Man and Lazarus

19 “There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and [a]fared sumptuously every day.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 16:19 lived in luxury