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Proverbs 7:6

    Proverbs 7:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For at the window of my house I looked through my casement,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For at the window of my house I looked through my casement,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For at the window of my house I looked forth through my lattice;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Looking out from my house, and watching through the window,

    Webster's Revision

    For at the window of my house I looked forth through my lattice;

    World English Bible

    For at the window of my house, I looked out through my lattice.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For at the window of my house I looked forth through my lattice;

    Definitions for Proverbs 7:6

    Casement - A window.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 7:6

    I looked through my casement - The casement is a small aperture in a large window, or a window opening on hinges. Here it means the lattice, for they had no glass windows in the East. And the latticed windows produced a double advantage

    1. Making the apartments sufficiently private; and

    2. Admitting fresh air to keep them cool.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 7:6

    Casement - The latticed opening of an Eastern house, overlooking the street (compare Judges 5:28).