New International Version
I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt.
King James Bible
I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine linen of Egypt.
Darby Bible Translation
I have decked my bed with tapestry coverlets of variegated linen from Egypt;
World English Bible
I have spread my couch with carpets of tapestry, with striped cloths of the yarn of Egypt.
Young's Literal Translation
With ornamental coverings I decked my couch, Carved works -- cotton of Egypt.
Proverbs 7:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have decked my bed - ערשי arsi, "my couch or sofa;" distinguished from משכבי mishcabi, "my bed," Proverbs 7:17, the place to sleep on, as the other was the place to recline on at meals. The tapestry, מרבדים marbaddim, mentioned here seems to refer to the covering of the sofa; exquisitely woven and figured cloth. חטבות אטון chatuboth etun, the Targum translates painted carpets, such as were manufactured in Egypt; some kind of embroidered or embossed stuff is apparently meant.
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She makes coverings for her bed; she is clothed in fine linen and purple.
Those who work with combed flax will despair, the weavers of fine linen will lose hope.
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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