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Deuteronomy 22:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four borders of thy vesture, wherewith thou coverest thyself.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou coverest [thyself].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You shall make yourself tassels on the four corners of your garment with which you cover yourself.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy vesture, with which thou coverest [thyself].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Tassels shalt thou make thee on the four corners of thy clothing, wherewith thou coverest thyself.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Tassels, shalt thou make thee,—on the four corners of thy vesture, wherewith thou dost cover thyself.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Fringes thou dost make to thee on the four skirts of thy covering with which thou dost cover [thyself].
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou shalt make strings in the hem at the four corners of thy cloak, wherewith thou shalt be covered.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou shalt make thee fringes vpon the foure quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou couerest [thy selfe].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thou shalt make fringes on the four borders of thy garments, with which soever thou mayest be clothed.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou coverest [thyself].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou shalt make 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
thee fringes 1434
{1434} Prime
גָּדִיל
g@dil
{ghed-eel'}
From H1431 (in the sense of twisting); thread, that is, a tassel or festoon.
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the four 702
{0702} Prime
אַרְבַּע
'arba`
{ar-bah'}
The second form is the masculine form; from H7251; four.
quarters 3671
{3671} Prime
כָּנָף
kanaph
{kaw-nawf'}
From H3670; an edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle.
of thy vesture, 3682
{3682} Prime
כְּסוּת
k@cuwth
{kes-ooth'}
From H3680; a cover (garment); figuratively a veiling.
wherewith x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
thou coverest 3680
{3680} Prime
כָּסָה
kacah
{kaw-saw'}
A primitive root; properly to plump, that is, fill up hollows; by implication to cover (for clothing or secrecy).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
[thyself].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Deuteronomy 22:12

_ _ thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters — or, according to some eminent biblical interpreters, tassels on the coverlet of the bed. The precept is not the same as Numbers 15:38.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 22:5-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 22:12

Fringes — Or laces, or strings, partly to bring the commands of God to their remembrance, as it is expressed, Numbers 15:38, and partly is a public profession of their nation and religion, whereby they might be distinguished from strangers, that so they might be more circumspect to behave as became the people of God, and that they should own their religion before all the world. Thou coverest thyself — These words seem restrictive to the upper garment wherewith the rest were covered.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
fringes:

Numbers 15:38-39 Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue: ... And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring:
Matthew 23:5 But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,

quarters:
Heb. wings
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