New Living Translation
She came and grabbed him by his cloak, demanding, "Come on, sleep with me!" Joseph tore himself away, but he left his cloak in her hand as he ran from the house.
King James Bible
And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.
Darby Bible Translation
Then she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me! But he left his garment in her hand, and fled and ran out.
World English Bible
She caught him by his garment, saying, "Lie with me!" He left his garment in her hand, and ran outside.
Young's Literal Translation
and she catcheth him by his garment, saying, 'Lie with me;' and he leaveth his garment in her hand, and fleeth, and goeth without.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
39:12 When she laid hold on him, he left his garment in her hand - He would not stay to parley with the temptation, but flew out from it with the utmost abhorrence, he left his garment as one escaping for his life.
ON the revival of science in the 16th century, some of the earliest conclusions at which philosophers arrived were found to be at variance with popular and long-established belief. The Ptolemaic system of astronomy, which had then full possession of the minds of men, contemplated the whole visible universe from the earth as the immovable centre of things. Copernicus changed the point of view, and placing the beholder in the sun, at once reduced the earth to an inconspicuous globule, a merely subordinate …
Frederick Temple—Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World
Meditations for Household Piety.
The Wisdom of God
The Tests of Love to God
One day, however, no one else was around when he went in to do his work.
When she saw that she was holding his cloak and he had fled,
2 Samuel 13:11
But as she was feeding him, he grabbed her and demanded, "Come to bed with me, my darling sister."
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