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New Living Translation
Stopping her complaints is like trying to stop the wind or trying to hold something with greased hands.
American Standard Version
He that would restrain her restraineth the wind; And his right hand encountereth oil.
Berean Study Bible
restraining her is like holding back the wind or grasping oil with one’s right hand.
He that retaineth her, is as he that would hold the wind, and shall call in the oil of his right hand.
English Revised Version
He that would restrain her restraineth the wind, and his right hand encountereth oil.
King James Bible
Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
World English Bible
restraining her is like restraining the wind, or like grasping oil in his right hand.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is hiding her hath hidden the wind, And the ointment of his right hand calleth out.
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