New American Standard Bible
"They are joined one to another; They clasp each other and cannot be separated.
King James Bible
They are joined one to another, they stick together, that they cannot be sundered.
Darby Bible Translation
They are joined each to its fellow; they stick together, and cannot be sundered.
World English Bible
They are joined one to another. They stick together, so that they can't be pulled apart.
Young's Literal Translation
One unto another they adhere, They stick together and are not separated.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They are joined one to another - literally, "A man with his brother;" that is, each one is connected with another. There is no natural fastening of one scale with another, but they lie so close and compact that they seem thus to be fastened down on one another; see Bochart on this verse. It is this which makes the crocodile so difficult to be killed. A musket-ball will penetrate the skin under the belly, which is there less firmly protected; and accordingly the efforts of those who attempt to secure them are directed to that part of the body. A ball in the eye or throat will also destroy it, but the body is impervious to a spear or a bullet.
LibraryWhether the Good Will be Judged at the Judgment?
Objection 1: It would seem that none of the good will be judged at the judgment. For it is declared (Jn. 3:18) that "he that believeth in Him is not judged." Now all the good believed in Him. Therefore they will not be judged. Objection 2: Further, those who are uncertain of their bliss are not blessed: whence Augustine proves (Gen. ad lit. xi) that the demons were never blessed. But the saints are now blessed. Therefore they are certain of their bliss. Now what is certain is not submitted to judgment. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether by Divine Justice an Eternal Punishment is Inflicted on Sinners? [*Cf. Fs, Q , Aa ,4]
Epistle Xliii. To Eulogius and Anastasius, Bishops.
And for Your Fearlessness against them Hold this Sure Sign -- Whenever There Is...
"One is so near to another That no air can come between them.
"His sneezes flash forth light, And his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.
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