New International Version
Fine linen, bright and clean, was given her to wear." (Fine linen stands for the righteous acts of God's holy people.)
King James Bible
And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
Darby Bible Translation
And it was given to her that she should be clothed in fine linen, bright [and] pure; for the fine linen is the righteousnesses of the saints.
World English Bible
It was given to her that she would array herself in bright, pure, fine linen: for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.
Young's Literal Translation
and there was given to her that she may be arrayed with fine linen, pure and shining, for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Arrayed in fine linen - A prediction that the Church should become more pure in her doctrines, more pious in her experience, and more righteous in her conduct, than she had ever been from her formation.
The fine linen here spoken of is not the righteousness of Christ imputed to believers, for it is here called the righteousness of the saints - that which the grace and Spirit of Christ has wrought in them.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
white. or, bright.
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She makes coverings for her bed; she is clothed in fine linen and purple.
"'When they enter the gates of the inner court, they are to wear linen clothes; they must not wear any woolen garment while ministering at the gates of the inner court or inside the temple.
Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with me, dressed in white, for they are worthy.
Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship before you, for your righteous acts have been revealed."
Out of the temple came the seven angels with the seven plagues. They were dressed in clean, shining linen and wore golden sashes around their chests.
The armies of heaven were following him, riding on white horses and dressed in fine linen, white and clean.
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