Surely 1 I would wear it proudly 2 on my shoulder, I would bind 3 it on me like a crown;
Surely I would wear it on my shoulder, I would put it on like a crown.
Surely I would carry it on my shoulder, I would bind it to myself like a crown.
I would face the accusation proudly. I would treasure it like a crown.
Anyone's welcome to read my defense; I'll write it on a poster and carry it around town.
Truly I would take up the book in my hands; it would be to me as a crown;
Surely I would carry it on my shoulder; I would bind it on me like a crown;
Surely I would carry it on my shoulder, And bind it on me like a crown;
Surely I would take
it upon my shoulder
it [as] a crown
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I would wear it proudly on
, I would bind
it on me like a crown;
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1 tn The clause begins with the positive oath formula, אִם־לֹא (’im-lo’).
2 tn The word “proudly” is not in the Hebrew text, but is implied (note the following line).