Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman?

Divorce and dysfunctional marriages are everywhere. Parents want their children to do better than they did. God created love, marriage, and sex. He knows more about these things than all counselors and sociologists combined. Here is a test from the Bible for women. Measure a few friends to get the feel. Let the scoring criteria and their definitions provoke conversation. Parents, do not violate the pass/fail rule (Pr 31:30).

Fear of
the Lord

Pr 31:30

(To be completed by parents)
Proven fear of God, love of God, trust in Scripture, delight in the Lord, love of the truth, fellowship with Christ, zeal for worship, complete conversion, hatred of sin and the world, willing to learn and change, confident of eternal life, baptized, lives by faith, loves strong preaching, no fear of peers, honors her parents, loves prayer, holy, despises man's wisdom, spiritually minded, hates false ways, humble, craves instruction, evangelistic, wise, intolerant of sin, etc.
Virtuous
Prov 31:10-31
Great character, good name, wonderful person, chaste, highly respected, praiseworthy, moral, confident, decent, good
Gracious
Prov 11:16
Courteous, charming, pleasing, polite, kind, condescending, compassionate, thoughtful, sweet, agreeable, discreet, gentle
Diligent
Prov 31:10-31
Hard working, persistent, focused, intense, high-energy, doesn't procrastinate, fast, thorough, accomplished, eager, strong
Submissive
Eph 5:22
Knows woman's role, obeys father, loves authority, loves to follow, does not argue, not opinionated, could say "Lord"
Domestic
Prov 31:10-31
Cooks well, cleans well, entertains well, orderly, always made-up, neat, always prepared, esteems domestic duties, motherly
Meek & Quiet
I Peter 3:4
Reserved, quiet, humble, shamefaced, reticent, good listener, slow to speak, controlled, cautious, patient, discreet
Attractive
Song 4:7; 8:10
Hair, eyes, face, lips, teeth, skin, distinct features, breasts, waist, legs, lean, proportionate, shapely, graceful, fit, favored
Mother
Ezek 16:44; II Tim 1:15
Her mother fears God, is faithful, meek and quiet, gracious, diligent, submissive, attractive, highly esteemed, loving, husband oriented, fit, domestic
Obedient
Titus 2:5
Compliant, agreeable, cooperative, dutiful, follower, loyal, faithful, submissive, not self-willed, yielding, pleasing, deferential, conventional
Friends
Prov 13:20
Has virtuous friends, values character, makes them easily, requires character, rejects fools or critical, will separate if necessary
Initiative
Prov 20:4
Self-starter, go-getter, motivated, responsive, confident, committed, goal-oriented, bold, hustler, dynamo, competitive
Reverent
Eph 5:33
Respectful, worshipful, honors parents, afraid to displease authorities, deep, intense, loves leaders, adoring, grave, meek
Modest
I Pet 3:3-4; I Tim 2:9-10
Conservative clothing, appropriate makeup and accessories, not suggestive, not gaudy, not strange, spirit over appearance, pure speech
Loyal
Prov 31:11-12; Song 8:6-7
Believes the best, forgives easily, one-man woman, never flirts, optimistic, "for poorer," "for worse," "in sickness"
Sober
Titus 2:4
Laughs discreetly, doesn't joke or jest, avoids foolishness, hates comedies, introspective, serious, prefers weighty discussions
Charity
I Cor 13:4-7
Forgiving, trusting, believing, hoping, kind, longsuffering, forebearing, patient, discreet, humble, modest, generous, gentle
Discreet
Titus 2:5
Common sense, good judgement, cautious, prudent, wise, careful, circumspect, thoughtful, sober, patient, appropriate, safe
Chaste
Titus 2:5
Pure, modest, virgin, blushes, marrying type, off-limits reputation, modest clothing, pure speech, pure friends, avoids evil movies
Worldliness
I John 2:15-17
Hates popular music, movies, fads, and thinking; no fear of peers, not easily influenced, hates political correctness
Communicative
John 15:15
Talks easily, expresses feelings, explains opinions, open, vulnerable, honest, volunteers praise, verbally affectionate, good listener
Feminine
Deut 22:5
Clothing, hair styles, graceful, womanly, ladylike, pretty, soft, delicate, gentle, sensitive, tender, responsive, dainty
Intelligent
Prov 9:13
Communicates well, high IQ, analytical, critical, observational, interested in learning new things, curious, common sense, studious
Organized
Prov 31:10-31
Prompt, neat, clean, efficient, fast, orderly, planning, remembers, thorough, detail conscious, confident, collected
Baggage
Prov 31:11
Existing children, abuse, rape, abortion, other serious relationships, debts, perverse home situation, lived alone
Loving
Tit 2:4; Song 4:10; Pr 5:19
Giving, expressive, touchy, complimentary, romantic, kind, gentle, affectionate, adoring, possessive, jealous
Creative
Prov 31:10-31
Inventive, original, full of surprises, initiates ideas, decorator, appreciates beauty, observational, artistic, tires of routine
Athletic
Prov 31:17
Enjoys working out, not sports ignorant, competitive, can handle sweat, coordinated, intense, physical, fit, conditioned
Temperament
Gen 2:18
Compatible, well suited for role, rules and controls weaknesses, understands gifts, complementary
Sexual
Heb 13:4
Understands its honor, its pleasure, its purpose, its danger; thinks Solomon's woman should be typical, not exceptional; understands "to burn," considers it very important
Family
Gen 24:4
Her family is faithful, conservative, gracious, loyal, attractive, intelligent, peaceful, supportive, discreet, diligent, united, close
Family Oriented
Gen 24:4
Likes children, family reunions, grandparents, large dinners, family trees, motherly, domestic heart, wants children, homebody
Sartorial
Prov 31:22
Knows how to dress, can be sophisticated, classic outfits, flattering clothes while modest, creative, great overall presentation, accessories
Sensual
Song 1:2, 13
Passionate, fit, coordinated, rhythmic, appreciates senses, romantic, confident, submissive, physical, bold, creative, erotic
Hospitality
Rom 12:13
Gracious, selfless, servant, creative, generous, cordial, joyful, warm, classy, friendly, courteous, kind, thoughtful, attentive