New International Version
But even after they ate them, no one could tell that they had done so; they looked just as ugly as before. Then I woke up.
King James Bible
And when they had eaten them up, it could not be known that they had eaten them; but they were still ill favoured, as at the beginning. So I awoke.
Darby Bible Translation
and they came into their belly, and it could not be known that they had come into their belly; and their look was bad, as at the beginning. And I awoke.
World English Bible
and when they had eaten them up, it couldn't be known that they had eaten them, but they were still ugly, as at the beginning. So I awoke.
Young's Literal Translation
and they come in unto their midst, and it hath not been known that they have come in unto their midst, and their appearance is bad as at the commencement; and I awake.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And when they had eaten them up, etc. - Nothing can more powerfully mark the excess and severity of the famine than creatures of the beeve or of the hippopotamus kind eating each other, and yet without any effect; remaining as lean and as wretched as they were before. A sense of want increases the appetite, and stimulates the digestive powers to unusual action; hence the concoction of the food becomes very rapid, and it is hurried through the intestines before its nutritive particles can be sufficiently absorbed; and thus, though much is eaten, very little nourishment is derived from it. And when they had eaten them up, it could not be known that they had eaten them; but they were still ill favored, as at the beginning. A most nervous and physically correct description.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
eaten them up. Heb. come to the inward parts of them.
LibraryThe Covenant of Works
Q-12: I proceed to the next question, WHAT SPECIAL ACT OF PROVIDENCE DID GOD EXERCISE TOWARDS MAN IN THE ESTATE WHEREIN HE WAS CREATED? A: When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him upon condition of perfect obedience, forbidding him to eat of the tree of knowledge upon pain of death. For this, consult with Gen 2:16, 17: And the Lord commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
The First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
After them, seven other cows, ugly and gaunt, came up out of the Nile and stood beside those on the riverbank.
The lean, ugly cows ate up the seven fat cows that came up first.
"In my dream I saw seven heads of grain, full and good, growing on a single stalk.
Jump to PreviousAppearance Ate Awake Awoke Bad Beginning Belly Commencement Couldn't Cows Detected Devoured Eaten Fat Favored Gaunt Ill Ill-Favored Ill-Favoured Inside Midst Seemed Sleep Ugly
Jump to NextAppearance Ate Awake Awoke Bad Beginning Belly Commencement Couldn't Cows Detected Devoured Eaten Fat Favored Gaunt Ill Ill-Favored Ill-Favoured Inside Midst Seemed Sleep Ugly
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