New International Version
He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon."
King James Bible
He hath taken a bag of money with him, and will come home at the day appointed.
Darby Bible Translation
he hath taken the money-bag with him, he will come home on the day of the full moon.
World English Bible
He has taken a bag of money with him. He will come home at the full moon."
Young's Literal Translation
A bag of money he hath taken in his hand, At the day of the new moon he cometh to his house.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath taken - Literally, "The money bag he hath taken in his hand." He is gone a journey of itinerant merchandising. This seems to be what is intended.
And will come home at the day appointed - ליום הכסא leyom hakkase, the time fixed for a return from such a journey. The Vulgate says, "at the full moon." The Targum, "the day of the assembly." In other words, He will return by the approaching festival.
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with him or in his hand. The day appointed or the new moon.
LibraryTwelfth Sunday after Trinity Gospel Transcends Law.
Text: 2 Corinthians 3, 4-11. 4 And such confidence have we through Christ to God-ward: 5 not that we are sufficient of ourselves, to account anything as from ourselves; but our sufficiency is from God; 6 who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. 7 But if the ministration of death, written, and engraven on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly upon …
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The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
As they were emptying their sacks, there in each man's sack was his pouch of silver! When they and their father saw the money pouches, they were frightened.
My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey.
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