Proverbs 7:16
Parallel Verses
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.

Proverbs 7:16 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' 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."

Proverbs 7:16 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Blessed 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. '
We must look at the sense not the wording. The offence excited is at the sense; meaning of the Symbols; the question of their not being in Scripture. Those who hesitate only at coessential,' not to be considered Arians. Reasons why coessential' is better than like-in-essence,' yet the latter may be interpreted in a good sense. Explanation of the rejection of coessential' by the Council which condemned the Samosatene; use of the word by Dionysius of Alexandria; parallel variation in the use of Unoriginate;
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius

Cross References
Proverbs 7:15
"Therefore I have come out to meet you, To seek your presence earnestly, and I have found you.

Proverbs 31:22
She makes coverings for herself; Her clothing is fine linen and purple.

Isaiah 19:9
Moreover, the manufacturers of linen made from combed flax And the weavers of white cloth will be utterly dejected.

Ezekiel 27:7
"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.

Jump to Previous
Bed Carpets Carved Cloths Colored Coloured Cotton Couch Covered Coverings Coverlets Cushions Decked Egypt Egyptian Fine Linen Needlework Spread Spreads Striped Tapestry Works Yarn
Jump to Next
Bed Carpets Carved Cloths Colored Coloured Cotton Couch Covered Coverings Coverlets Cushions Decked Egypt Egyptian Fine Linen Needlework Spread Spreads Striped Tapestry Works Yarn
Links
Proverbs 7:16 NIV
Proverbs 7:16 NLT
Proverbs 7:16 ESV
Proverbs 7:16 NASB
Proverbs 7:16 KJV

Proverbs 7:16 Bible Apps
Proverbs 7:16 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 7:16 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 7:16 French Bible
Proverbs 7:16 German Bible

Proverbs 7:16 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Proverbs 7:15
Top of Page
Top of Page