New International Version
Those who work with combed flax will despair, the weavers of fine linen will lose hope.
King James Bible
Moreover they that work in fine flax, and they that weave networks, shall be confounded.
Darby Bible Translation
And they that work in fine flax, and they that weave white stuffs shall be ashamed.
World English Bible
Moreover those who work in combed flax, and those who weave white cloth, will be confounded.
Young's Literal Translation
And ashamed have been makers of fine flax, And weavers of net-works.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They that work in fine flax - פשתים שריקות pishtim sericoth, heckled flax, i.e., flax dressed on the heckle, or comb used for that purpose. The Vulgate uses the word pectentes, combing.
They that weave networks shall be confounded - And confounden schul ben that wrogten flax, plattinge and webynge sotel thingis. - Old MS. Bible.
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net works. or, white works
LibraryThe Fruits of Grace
"In that day shall five cities in the land of Egypt speak the language of Canaan, and swear to the Lord of hosts; one shall be called the city of destruction. In that day shall there be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the Lord. And it all be for a sign and for a witness unto the Lord of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the Lord because of the oppressors, and he shall send them a Saviour, and a great one, and he shall …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 62: 1916
a survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet
1 Kings 7:41
the two pillars; the two bowl-shaped capitals on top of the pillars; the two sets of network decorating the two bowl-shaped capitals on top of the pillars;
I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt.
Fine embroidered linen from Egypt was your sail and served as your banner; your awnings were of blue and purple from the coasts of Elishah.
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