She extends her hands to the spinning staff,
and her hands hold the spindle.
And why do you worry about clothes? Learn how the wildflowers of the field grow: they don’t labor or spin thread.
“Consider how the wildflowers grow: They don’t labor or spin thread. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was adorned like one of these!
“You are to weave the tunic from fine linen, make a turban of fine linen, and make an embroidered sash.
Those who work with flax will be dismayed;
the combers and weavers will turn pale.
Every skilled woman spun yarn with her hands and brought it: blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and fine linen.
They made the woven robe of the ephod entirely of blue yarn.
2 Kings 23:7
He also tore down the houses of the male cult prostitutes that were in the Lord’s temple, in which the women were weaving tapestries for Asherah.
My days pass more swiftly than a weaver’s shuttle;
they come to an end without hope.
My dwelling is plucked up and removed from me
like a shepherd’s tent.
I have rolled up my life like a weaver;
He cuts me off from the loom.
You make an end of me from day until night.
Then Delilah said to Samson, “You have mocked me all along and told me lies! Tell me how you can be tied up.”He told her, “If you weave the seven braids on my head with the web of a loom—”
1 Samuel 17:7
His spear shaft was like a weaver’s beam, and the iron point of his spear weighed 15 pounds. In addition, a shield-bearer was walking in front of him.
They hatch viper’s eggs
and weave spider’s webs.
Whoever eats their eggs will die;
crack one open, and a viper is hatched.