New American Standard Bible
The hearing ear and the seeing eye, The LORD has made both of them.
King James Bible
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them.
Darby Bible Translation
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
World English Bible
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Yahweh has made even both of them.
Young's Literal Translation
A hearing ear, and a seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Not only do we owe the gifts of sight and hearing to Yahweh, but He, being the giver, will also call us to account for them (compare Psalm 94:9).
LibraryA String of Pearls
'Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. 2. The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. 3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling. 4. The sluggard will not plough by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing. 5. Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out. 6. Most men will …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Regeneration the Work of God.
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Manner of Covenanting.
The LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes him mute or deaf, or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the LORD?
He who planted the ear, does He not hear? He who formed the eye, does He not see?
Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold Is a wise reprover to a listening ear.
On that day the deaf will hear words of a book, And out of their gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.
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