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It will be healing to your body And refreshment to your bones.
King James Bible
It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
Darby Bible Translation
it shall be health for thy navel, and moisture for thy bones.
World English Bible
It will be health to your body, and nourishment to your bones.
Young's Literal Translation
Healing it is to thy navel, And moistening to thy bones.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Navel - The central region of the body is taken as the representative of all the vital organs. For "health" we should read healing, or, as in the marg. There is probably a reference to the local applications used by the surgery of the period as means of healing.
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His sides are filled out with fat, And the marrow of his bones is moist,
For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body.
Then you will see this, and your heart will be glad, And your bones will flourish like the new grass; And the hand of the LORD will be made known to His servants, But He will be indignant toward His enemies.
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