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Job 31:20

    Job 31:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    If his loins have not blessed me, And if he hath not been warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    If his back did not give me a blessing, and the wool of my sheep did not make him warm;

    Webster's Revision

    If his loins have not blessed me, And if he hath not been warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

    World English Bible

    if his heart hasn't blessed me, if he hasn't been warmed with my sheep's fleece;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

    Definitions for Job 31:20

    Blessed - Happy.
    Loins - The lower back; waist.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 31:20

    If his loins have not blessed me - This is a very delicate touch: the part that was cold and shivering is now covered with warm woollen. It feels the comfort; and by a fine prosopopoeia, is represented as blessing him who furnished the clothing.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 31:20

    If his loins have not blessed me - This is a personification by which the part of the body that had been clothed by the benevolence of Job, is supposed to speak and render him thanks.
    Book: Job