New Living Translation
But when you fast, comb your hair and wash your face.
King James Bible
But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face;
Darby Bible Translation
But thou, when fasting, anoint thy head and wash thy face,
World English Bible
But you, when you fast, anoint your head, and wash your face;
Young's Literal Translation
'But thou, fasting, anoint thy head, and wash thy face,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:17 Anoint thy head - So the Jews frequently did. Dress thyself as usual.
LibraryFebruary 12. "But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You" (Matt. vi. 33).
"But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you" (Matt. vi. 33). For every heart that is seeking anything from the Lord this is a good watchword. That very thing, or the desire for it, may unconsciously separate you from the Lord, or at least from the singleness of your purpose unto Him. The thing we desire may be a right thing, but we may desire it in a distrusting and selfish spirit. Let us commit it to Him, and not cease to believe for …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Consider the Lilies of the Field
'Thy Kingdom Come'
'Thy Will be Done'
Now do as I tell you--take a bath and put on perfume and dress in your nicest clothes. Then go to the threshing floor, but don't let Boaz see you until he has finished eating and drinking.
2 Samuel 12:20
Then David got up from the ground, washed himself, put on lotions, and changed his clothes. He went to the Tabernacle and worshiped the LORD. After that, he returned to the palace and was served food and ate.
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