KJV LexiconAnd thou say
to say (used with great latitude)
in thine heart
the heart (as the most interior organ)
from an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard
and the might
power; hence, body -- might, strong, substance.
of mine hand
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
me this wealth
probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"Otherwise, you may say in your heart, 'My power and the strength of my hand made me this wealth.'
King James Bible
And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
You may say to yourself, 'My power and my own ability have gained this wealth for me,'
International Standard Version
You may say to yourselves, 'I have become wealthy by my own strength and by my own ability.'
Be careful not to say, "My own ability and skill have gotten me this wealth."
GOD'S WORD® Translation
You may say to yourselves, "I became wealthy because of my own ability and strength."
King James 2000 Bible
And you say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.
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