Give her of the fruit of her own hands, and let her own works, praise her in the gates.
She considereth a field, and procureth it, Out of the fruit of her hands, she planteth a vineyard:
By their fruits, shall ye find, them, out, - unless perhaps men gather - from thorns, grapes! or, from thistles, figs!
After all then, by their fruits, shall ye find, them, out.
For, always, have ye, the destitute, with you, and whensoever ye please, ye can, unto them, at any timedo well! But, me, not, always, have ye.
And Peter, arising, went with them, - whom, when he arrived, they brought up into the upper room; and there stood by him all the widows, weeping, and showing the tunics and mantles - whatsoever things Dorcas was making while she was with them.
What fruit, therefore, had ye then - in things for which ye now are taking shame to yourselves? For, the end of those things, is death.
And I commend to you Phoebe our sister, - being a minister alsoof the assembly which is in Cenchreae;
Salute Mary - who, indeed, hath toiled much for you.
Salute Tryphaena and Tryphosa, sisters who have toiled in the Lord. Salute Persis, the beloved sister , who, indeed, hath toiled much in the Lord.
Not that I seek after the gift, but I seek after the fruit that is to abound unto your account.
In the same way, the noble works also, are openly evident, - and, they that are otherwise, cannot be hid.
For, not unrighteous, is God, to be forgetful of your work and of the love which ye have shewn forth for his name, in that ye have ministered unto the saints, and are ministering,
And I heard a voice out of heaven, saying - Write! Happy, the dead who, in the Lord, do die, from henceforth. Yea! (saith the Spirit) that they may rest from their toils, for, their works, do follow with them.