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Proverbs 7:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I have spread my couch with carpets of tapestry, With striped cloths of the yarn of Egypt.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved [works], with fine linen of Egypt.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I have spread my couch with coverings, With colored linens of Egypt.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved [works], with fine linen of Egypt.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I have decked my bed with tapestry coverlets of variegated linen from Egypt;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Coverlets, have I spread on my couch of pleasure, dark-hued stuffs, of the yarn of Egypt;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— [With] ornamental coverings I decked my couch, Carved works—cotton of Egypt.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I have woven my bed with cords, I have covered it with painted tapestry, brought from Egypt.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I haue deckt my bed with couerings of tapestrie, with carued workes, [with] fine linnen of Egypt.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I have spread my bed with sheets, and I have covered it with double tapestry from Mizraim{gr.Egypt}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved [works], with fine linen of Mitzrayim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I have decked 7234
{7234} Prime
A primitive root; to spread.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
my bed 6210
{6210} Prime
From an unused root meaning perhaps to arch; a couch (properly with a canopy).
with coverings y4765
[4765] Standard
From H7234; a coverlet.
of tapestry, x4765
(4765) Complement
From H7234; a coverlet.
with carved 2405
{2405} Prime
Feminine passive participle of H2404; properly a carving; hence a tapestry (as figured).
[works], with fine linen 330
{0330} Prime
From an unused root (probably meaning to bind); properly twisted (yarn), that is, tapestry.
of Mixrayim מִצרַיִם. 4714
{4714} Prime
Dual of H4693; Mitsrajim, that is, Upper and Lower Egypt.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 7:16-17

_ _ my bed — or, “couch,” adorned in the costliest manner.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 7:6-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Song of Songs 1:16 Behold, thou [art] fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant: also our bed [is] green.
Song of Songs 3:7-10 Behold his bed, which [is] Solomon's; threescore valiant men [are] about it, of the valiant of Israel. ... He made the pillars thereof [of] silver, the bottom thereof [of] gold, the covering of it [of] purple, the midst thereof being paved [with] love, for the daughters of Jerusalem.
Revelation 2:22 Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.


1 Kings 10:28 And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price.
Isaiah 19:9 Moreover they that work in fine flax, and they that weave networks, shall be confounded.
Ezekiel 27:7 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.
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1K 10:28. So 1:16; 3:7. Is 19:9. Ezk 27:7. Rv 2:22.

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