New American Standard Bible
"Nothing remains for him to devour, Therefore his prosperity does not endure.
King James Bible
There shall none of his meat be left; therefore shall no man look for his goods.
Darby Bible Translation
Nothing escaped his greediness; therefore his prosperity shall not endure.
World English Bible
There was nothing left that he didn't devour, therefore his prosperity shall not endure.
Young's Literal Translation
There is not a remnant to his food, Therefore his good doth not stay.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
"There shall none of his meat be left Margin, "or, be none left for his meat." Noyes renders it, "Because nothing escaped his greatness." Prof. Lee, "no surviver shall remain for his provision." But the meaning, probably, is, nothing shall remain of his food, or it shall all be wasted, or dissipated.
Therefore, shall no man look for his goods - Or rather, his goods or his property shall not endure. But a great variety of interpretations has been given to the passage. The Hebrew word rendered "shall look," יחיל yāchı̂yl, is from חוּל chûl, which means, "to turn round, to twist, to whirl;" and thence, arises the notion of being firm, stable, or strong - as a rope that is twisted is strong. That is the idea here; and the sense is, that his property should not be secure or firm; or that he should not prosper. Jerome renders it, "Nothing shall remain of his goods." The Septuagint, "Therefore his good things - αὐτοῦ τὰ ἀγκθά autou ta agatha - shall not flourish" - ἀνθήσει anthēsei.
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
"Sounds of terror are in his ears; While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.
"He will not become rich, nor will his wealth endure; And his grain will not bend down to the ground.
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