New American Standard Bible
"He regards iron as straw, Bronze as rotten wood.
King James Bible
He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood.
Darby Bible Translation
He esteemeth iron as straw, bronze as rotten wood.
World English Bible
He counts iron as straw; and brass as rotten wood.
Young's Literal Translation
He reckoneth iron as straw, brass as rotten wood.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He esteemeth iron as straw - He regards instruments made of iron and brass as if they were straw or rotten wood. That is, they make no impression on him. This will agree better with the crocodile than any other animal. So hard is his skin, that a musket-ball will not penetrate it; see numerous quotations proving the hardness of the skin of the crooodile, in Bochart.
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...
"The sword that reaches him cannot avail, Nor the spear, the dart or the javelin.
"The arrow cannot make him flee; Slingstones are turned into stubble for him.
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