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אֵשֶׁת חַֽיִל מִי יִמְצָא
Eshet Chayil Mi Imtza
A Woman of Valor
Eshet Chayil is a hymn customarily recited on Friday evenings, after returning from the synagogue, and before sitting down to the Shabbat evening meal.
Eshet Chayil is a twenty-two verse poem with which King Solomon concludes the book of Proverbs. The poem has an acrostic arrangement in which the verses begin with the letters of the Hebrew alphabet in regular order. The poem describes the woman of valor as one who is energetic, righteous, and capable.