New American Standard Bible
"I have spread my couch with coverings, With colored linens of Egypt.
King James Bible
I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine linen of Egypt.
Darby Bible Translation
I have decked my bed with tapestry coverlets of variegated linen from Egypt;
World English Bible
I have spread my couch with carpets of tapestry, with striped cloths of the yarn of Egypt.
Young's Literal Translation
With ornamental coverings I decked my couch, Carved works -- cotton of Egypt.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The words point to the art and commerce which flourished under Solomon.
Carved works - Most commentators take the original as meaning "striped coverlets of linen of Egypt."
LibraryBlessed are the Poor in Spirit
Having spoken of the general notion of blessedness, I come next to consider the subjects of this blessedness, and these our Saviour has deciphered to be the poor in spirit, the mourners, etc. But before I touch upon these, I shall attempt a little preface or paraphrase upon this sermon of the beatitudes. 1 Observe the divinity in this sermon, which goes beyond all philosophy. The philosophers use to say that one contrary expels another; but here one contrary begets another. Poverty is wont to expel …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
On the Symbols of the Essence' and Coessential. '
"Therefore I have come out to meet you, To seek your presence earnestly, and I have found you.
She makes coverings for herself; Her clothing is fine linen and purple.
Moreover, the manufacturers of linen made from combed flax And the weavers of white cloth will be utterly dejected.
"Your sail was of fine embroidered linen from Egypt So that it became your distinguishing mark; Your awning was blue and purple from the coastlands of Elishah.
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