Daily Bible Reading for October 16, 2014, with Commentary: Proverbs 31
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Context: The identity of King Lemuel is unknown, although some have speculated that it is King Solomon. King Lemuel shares advice that had been given to him by his mother. Although the advice may be directed at a king, we can take this advice and use it today, after all, we are to be leaders. The final part of chapter 31 is addressed to women, specifically wives and mothers. It shows women as equal to men, with their own responsibilities.