New Living Translation
And you will have enough goats' milk for yourself, your family, and your servant girls.
King James Bible
And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.
Darby Bible Translation
and there is goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and sustenance for thy maidens.
World English Bible
There will be plenty of goats' milk for your food, for your family's food, and for the nourishment of your servant girls.
Young's Literal Translation
And a sufficiency of goats' milk is for thy bread, For bread to thy house, and life to thy damsels!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:27 Goat's milk - Or, if thou chusest rather to keep thy goats, the milk will serve thee for food to thyself and family. In ancient times men used a plain and simple diet.
LibraryThe Wandering Bird
A Sermon (No. 3453) published on Thursday, April 8th, 1915, delivered by C.H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place."--Proverbs 27:8. Solomon spoke from observation. He had seen certain persons of a vagrant kind, and he perceived that they seldom or never prospered. Moreover, he spoke from inspiration as well as from observation, hence the sagacity of the philosopher is in this case supported by the austerity …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Epistle xxvii. To Anastasius, Bishop.
Second Sunday Before Lent
your sheep will provide wool for clothing, and your goats will provide the price of a field.
The wicked run away when no one is chasing them, but the godly are as bold as lions.
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