New American Standard Bible
For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,
King James Bible
For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
for let not that man think that he shall receive anything from the Lord;
World English Bible
For let that man not think that he will receive anything from the Lord.
Young's Literal Translation
for let not that man suppose that he shall receive anything from the Lord --
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord - Compare Hebrews 11:6. A man can hope for favor from God only as he puts confidence in him. He sees the heart; and if he sees that there is no belief in his existence, or his perfections - no real trust in him - no reliance on his promises, his wisdom, his grace - it cannot be proper that he should grant an answer to our petitions. That will account sufficiently for the fact that there are so many prayers unanswered; that we so frequently go to the throne of grace, and are sent empty away. A man that goes to God in such a state of mind, should not expect to receive any favor.
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The scholar, in the sixteenth century, was a far more important personage than now. The supply of learned men was very small, the demand for them very great. During the whole of the fifteenth, and a great part of the sixteenth century, the human mind turned more and more from the scholastic philosophy of the Middle Ages to that of the Romans and the Greeks; and found more and more in old Pagan Art an element which Monastic Art had not, and which was yet necessary for the full satisfaction of their …
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But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.
being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.
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