New American Standard Bible
Though he desires it and will not let it go, But holds it in his mouth,
King James Bible
Though he spare it, and forsake it not; but keep it still within his mouth:
Darby Bible Translation
Though he spare it, and forsake it not, but keep it within his mouth,
World English Bible
though he spare it, and will not let it go, but keep it still within his mouth;
Young's Literal Translation
Hath pity on it, and doth not forsake it, And keep it back in the midst of his palate,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Though he spare it - That is, though he retains it long in his mouth, that he may enjoy it the more.
And forsake it not - Retains it as long as he can.
But keep it still within his mouth - Margin, as in Hebrew "in the midst of his palate." He seeks to enjoy it as long as possible.
LibraryWhether the Ashes from which the Human Body Will be Restored have any Natural Inclination Towards the Soul which Will be United to Them?
Objection 1: It would seem that the ashes from which the human body will be restored will have a natural inclination towards the soul which will be united to them. For if they had no inclination towards the soul, they would stand in the same relation to that soul as other ashes. Therefore it would make no difference whether the body that is to be united to that soul were restored from those ashes or from others: and this is false. Objection 2: Further, the body is more dependent on the soul than …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
"Say to the people, 'Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow, and you shall eat meat; for you have wept in the ears of the LORD, saying, "Oh that someone would give us meat to eat! For we were well-off in Egypt." Therefore the LORD will give you meat and you shall eat.
While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very severe plague.
Yet his food in his stomach is changed To the venom of cobras within him.
"When he fills his belly, God will send His fierce anger on him And will rain it on him while he is eating.
A rascally witness makes a mockery of justice, And the mouth of the wicked spreads iniquity.
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