New American Standard Bible
"They were well-fed lusty horses, Each one neighing after his neighbor's wife.
King James Bible
They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.
Darby Bible Translation
As well fed horses, they roam about, every one neigheth after his neighbour's wife.
World English Bible
They were as fed horses roaming at large: everyone neighed after his neighbor's wife.
Young's Literal Translation
Fed horses -- they have been early risers, Each to the wife of his neighbour they neigh.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
In the morning - Render, they rove about. Some prefer, "(horses) from Mesech."
LibraryGod's Barriers against Man's Sin
I am slowly rallying. My great struggle now is with weakness. I feel as if my frail bark had weathered a heavy storm which has made every timber creak. Do not attribute this illness to my having laboured too hard for my Master. For his dear sake, I would that I may yet be able to labour more. Such toils as might be hardly noticed in the ramp for the service of one's country, would excite astonishment in the church for the service of our God. And now, I entreat you for love's sake to continue in prayer …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
The Purpose in the Coming of Jesus.
Oh that I had in the desert A wayfarers' lodging place; That I might leave my people And go from them! For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous men.
"As for your adulteries and your lustful neighings, The lewdness of your prostitution On the hills in the field, I have seen your abominations. Woe to you, O Jerusalem! How long will you remain unclean?"
because they have acted foolishly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives and have spoken words in My name falsely, which I did not command them; and I am He who knows and am a witness," declares the LORD.'"
"Because you are glad, because you are jubilant, O you who pillage My heritage, Because you skip about like a threshing heifer And neigh like stallions,
"One has committed abomination with his neighbor's wife and another has lewdly defiled his daughter-in-law. And another in you has humbled his sister, his father's daughter.
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