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Psalms 109:19

    Psalms 109:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let it be unto him as the garment which covereth him, and for a girdle wherewith he is girded continually.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let it be to him as the garment which covers him, and for a girdle with which he is girded continually.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let it be unto him as the raiment wherewith he covereth himself, And for the girdle wherewith he is girded continually.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let it be to him as a robe which he puts on, let it be like a band which is round him at all times.

    Webster's Revision

    Let it be unto him as the raiment wherewith he covereth himself, And for the girdle wherewith he is girded continually.

    World English Bible

    Let it be to him as the clothing with which he covers himself, for the belt that is always around him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    wherewith he covereth himself, and for the girdle wherewith he is girded continually.

    Definitions for Psalms 109:19

    Girdle - Belt.
    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Wherewith - The things with which...

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 109:19

    And for a girdle - Let the curse cleave to him throughout life: as the girdle binds all the clothes to the body, let the curse of God bind all mischiefs and maladies to his body and soul.

    The Hindoos, Budhists, and others often wear a gold or silver chain about their waist. One of those chains, once the ornament of a Moudeliar in the island of Ceylon, lies now before me: it is silver, and curiously wrought.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 109:19

    Let it be unto him as the garment which covereth him - He has chosen to put it on, to wear it, to appear in it; so let him constantly feel its consequences. As he is always obliged to wear clothing, so let this be as constantly with him and upon him as his mantle and his sash.

    And for a girdle wherewith he is girded continually - The belt or girdle which he constantly wears. See the notes at Matthew 5:38.