New International Version
Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes.
King James Bible
Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.
Darby Bible Translation
Your wealth is become rotten, and your garments moth-eaten.
World English Bible
Your riches are corrupted and your garments are moth-eaten.
Young's Literal Translation
your riches have rotted, and your garments have become moth-eaten;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Your riches are corrupted - Σεσηπε· Are putrefied. The term πλουτος, riches, is to be taken here, not for gold, silver, or precious stones, (for these could not putrefy), but for the produce of the fields and flocks, the different stores of grain, wine, and oil, which they had laid up in their granaries, and the various changes of raiment which they had amassed in their wardrobes.
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"So man wastes away like something rotten, like a garment eaten by moths.
It is the Sovereign LORD who helps me. Who will condemn me? They will all wear out like a garment; the moths will eat them up.
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
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