New International Version
He wore cursing as his garment; it entered into his body like water, into his bones like oil.
King James Bible
As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.
Darby Bible Translation
And he clothed himself with cursing like his vestment; so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones;
World English Bible
He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment. It came into his inward parts like water, like oil into his bones.
Young's Literal Translation
And he putteth on reviling as his robe, And it cometh in as water into his midst, And as oil into his bones.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let it come into his bowels like water - Houbigant thinks this is an allusion to the waters of jealousy; and he is probably right, - the bitter waters that produce the curse. See Numbers 5:18.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
into his bowels. Heb. within him
LibraryPsalm. Cix. 21. ; Micah, vi. 9
Psalm. cix. 21.; Micah, vi. 9. Sweet is Thy mercy, O my God! When humbled at Thy feet, I learn the lessons of Thy rod, Thy mercy, Lord, is sweet. For Thou dost not in wrath chastise, But when I go astray, "Return," a voice behind me cries, "Walk here;--this is the way." Impatient of Thine easy yoke, If heedless yet I roam, Some sharp affliction, with a stroke Of kindness, warns me home. That godly sorrow then I feel, Which nothing can control, Until the hand that wounded, heal, That bruised me, …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
The Destruction of Jerusalem
May this water that brings a curse enter your body so that your abdomen swells or your womb miscarries." "'Then the woman is to say, "Amen. So be it."
Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence.
May my accusers be clothed with disgrace and wrapped in shame as in a cloak.
He will set fire to the temples of the gods of Egypt; he will burn their temples and take their gods captive. As a shepherd picks his garment clean of lice, so he will pick Egypt clean and depart.
The king will mourn, the prince will be clothed with despair, and the hands of the people of the land will tremble. I will deal with them according to their conduct, and by their own standards I will judge them. "'Then they will know that I am the LORD.'"
But they do not lie with the fallen warriors of old, who went down to the realm of the dead with their weapons of war--their swords placed under their heads and their shields resting on their bones--though these warriors also had terrorized the land of the living.
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