New Living Translation
They wear pride like a jeweled necklace and clothe themselves with cruelty.
King James Bible
Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore pride encompasseth them as a neck-chain, violence covereth them as a garment;
World English Bible
Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck. Violence covers them like a garment.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore hath pride encircled them, Violence covereth them as a dress.
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LibraryThe Bride, the Lamb's Wife
"Whom have I in Heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee."--Ps. lxxiii. 25. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Thus speaks the Bride whose feet have trod The chamber of eternal rest, The secret treasure-house of God, Where God is manifest: "Created things, arise and flee, Ye are but sorrow and care to me." This wide, wide world, so rich and fair, Thou sure canst find thy solace there? "Nay, 'neath the flowers the serpent glides, Amidst the bravery …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
The Two Awakings
The Joy of the Lord.
Then Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his hand and placed it on Joseph's finger. He dressed him in fine linen clothing and hung a gold chain around his neck.
The wicked arrogantly hunt down the poor. Let them be caught in the evil they plan for others.
Cursing is as natural to him as his clothing, or the water he drinks, or the rich food he eats.
Now may his curses return and cling to him like clothing; may they be tied around him like a belt."
What you learn from them will crown you with grace and be a chain of honor around your neck.
"For I hate divorce!" says the LORD, the God of Israel. "To divorce your wife is to overwhelm her with cruelty," says the LORD of Heaven's Armies. "So guard your heart; do not be unfaithful to your wife."
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