New International Version
You will have plenty of goats' milk to feed your family and to nourish your female servants.
King James Bible
And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.
Darby Bible Translation
and there is goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and sustenance for thy maidens.
World English Bible
There will be plenty of goats' milk for your food, for your family's food, and for the nourishment of your servant girls.
Young's Literal Translation
And a sufficiency of goats' milk is for thy bread, For bread to thy house, and life to thy damsels!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Goats' milk enough for thy food - ללחמך lelachmecha, "to thy bread;" for they ate the bread and supped the milk to assist mastication, and help deglutition. And it seems that bread, with goats' milk, was the general article of food for the master and his family; and for the servant maids who assisted in the household work, and performed the operations required in the dairy.
The reader who wishes to see these maxims detailed and illustrated at large, may consult the writers De Re Rustica, where he will find much curious information.
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