New Living Translation
Your sails were made of Egypt's finest linen, and they flew as a banner above you. You stood beneath blue and purple awnings made bright with dyes from the coasts of Elishah.
King James Bible
Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was that which covered thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Byssus with broidered work from Egypt was thy sail, to serve thee for a banner; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was thine awning.
World English Bible
Of fine linen with embroidered work from Egypt was your sail, that it might be to you for a banner; blue and purple from the islands of Elishah was your awning.
Young's Literal Translation
Of fine linen with embroidery from Egypt hath been thy sail, To be to thee for an ensign, Of blue and purple from isles of Elishah hath been thy covering.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:7 The isles of Elishah - Probably the sea - coast of Aeolis in the lesser Asia, the inhabitants whereof were excellent in the skill of dying wool. Which covered - He speaks of the coverings they used in their ships or galleys: their tilts, as our boat - men call them.
The descendants of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
blue, purple, and scarlet thread; fine linen and goat hair for cloth;
My bed is spread with beautiful blankets, with colored sheets of Egyptian linen.
There will be no flax for the harvesters, no thread for the weavers.
They bring beaten sheets of silver from Tarshish and gold from Uphaz, and they give these materials to skillful craftsmen who make their idols. Then they dress these gods in royal blue and purple robes made by expert tailors.
I gave you expensive clothing of fine linen and silk, beautifully embroidered, and sandals made of fine goatskin leather.
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