New International Version
and their hearts did not bless me for warming them with the fleece from my sheep,
King James Bible
If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep;
Darby Bible Translation
If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my lambs;
World English Bible
if his heart hasn't blessed me, if he hasn't been warmed with my sheep's fleece;
Young's Literal Translation
If his loins have not blessed me, And from the fleece of my sheep He doth not warm himself,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If his loins have not blessed me - This is a very delicate touch: the part that was cold and shivering is now covered with warm woollen. It feels the comfort; and by a fine prosopopoeia, is represented as blessing him who furnished the clothing.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThou Shalt not Steal.
This Commandment also has a work, which embraces very many good works, and is opposed to many vices, and is called in German Mildigkeit, "benevolence;" which is a work ready to help and serve every one with one's goods. And it fights not only against theft and robbery, but against all stinting in temporal goods which men may practise toward one another: such as greed, usury, overcharging and plating wares that sell as solid, counterfeit wares, short measures and weights, and who could tell all the …
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works
Whether after Christ, it was Proper to the Blessed virgin to be Sanctified in the Womb?
The Seventh Commandment
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
You demanded security from your relatives for no reason; you stripped people of their clothing, leaving them naked.
if I have seen anyone perishing for lack of clothing, or the needy without garments,
if I have raised my hand against the fatherless, knowing that I had influence in court,
Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter-- when you see the naked, to clothe them, and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?
He does not oppress anyone or require a pledge for a loan. He does not commit robbery but gives his food to the hungry and provides clothing for the naked.
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