New International Version
You drink wine by the bowlful and use the finest lotions, but you do not grieve over the ruin of Joseph.
King James Bible
That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Darby Bible Translation
that drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments; but are not grieved for the breach of Joseph.
World English Bible
who drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the best oils; but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Young's Literal Translation
Who are drinking with bowls of wine, And with chief perfumes anoint themselves, And have not been pained for the breach of Joseph.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That drink wine in bowls - Perhaps the costliness of the drinking vessels, more than the quantity drank, is that which is here reprehended by the prophet. Drinking vessels of the most costly materials, and of the most exquisite workmanship, are still in use; and as to precious ointments and perfumes among the Jews, we have a proof that the contents of one small box was worth three hundred denarii, at least seven pounds ten shillings sterling. See the case in the Gospel, John 12:5 (note), and the note there.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
drink. This probably refers to the costliness and magnificence of the drinking vessels, as well as to the quantity drank.
wine in bowls. or, in bowls of wine.
affliction. or, breach.
LibraryThe Carcass and the Eagles
'Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came! 2. Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great; then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border? 3. Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near; 4. That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Whether it is Proper to Christ to be Head of the Church?
They have harps and lyres at their banquets, pipes and timbrels and wine, but they have no regard for the deeds of the LORD, no respect for the work of his hands.
and said to him, "Go throughout the city of Jerusalem and put a mark on the foreheads of those who grieve and lament over all the detestable things that are done in it."
They lie down beside every altar on garments taken in pledge. In the house of their god they drink wine taken as fines.
Hear this word, you cows of Bashan on Mount Samaria, you women who oppress the poor and crush the needy and say to your husbands, "Bring us some drinks!"
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