Isaiah 3:21

21 the signet rings and nose rings,

Isaiah 3:21 in Other Translations

21 The rings, and nose jewels,
21 the signet rings and nose rings;
21 rings, jewels,
21 the rings on their fingers and the rings on their toes,
21 signet rings, nose rings,

Isaiah 3:21 Meaning and Commentary

Isaiah 3:21

The rings
On their finger, as Aben Ezra observes: and nose jewels;
the same with the jewels on the forehead or nose, ( Ezekiel 16:12 ) not that they hung upon the nose, but were fastened upon the forehead, and hung down to the nose, see ( Genesis 24:22 ) ; an allusion to this is in ( Proverbs 11:22 ) though Austin says it was a custom of the women of Mauritania to put jewels in their nose; and which is still kept in Persia, Arabia, and other countries, as travellers affirm.

Isaiah 3:21 In-Context

19 the earrings and bracelets and veils,
20 the headdresses and anklets and sashes, the perfume bottles and charms,
21 the signet rings and nose rings,
22 the fine robes and the capes and cloaks, the purses
23 and mirrors, and the linen garments and tiaras and shawls.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Genesis 24:22
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