New American Standard Bible
Under three things the earth quakes, And under four, it cannot bear up:
King James Bible
For three things the earth is disquieted, and for four which it cannot bear:
Darby Bible Translation
Under three things the earth is disquieted, and under four it cannot bear up:
World English Bible
"For three things the earth tremble, and under four, it can't bear up:
Young's Literal Translation
For three things hath earth been troubled, And for four -- it is not able to bear:
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For four which it cannot bear - Better: four it cannot bear. Here the common element is that of being intolerable, and the four examples are divided equally between the two sexes. Each has its examples of power and prosperity misused because they fall to the lot of those who have no training for them, and are therefore in the wrong place.
LibraryParable of the Pharisee and Publican.
^C Luke XVIII. 9-14. ^c 9 And he spake also this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and set all others at nought [It is commonly said that this parable teaches humility in prayer, but the preface and conclusion (see verse 14) show that it is indeed to set forth generally the difference between self-righteousness and humility, and that an occasion of prayer is chosen because it best illustrates the point which the Lord desired to teach. The parable shows that …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Vehicles of Revelation; Scripture, the Church, Tradition.
Concerning the Scriptures.
This is the way of an adulterous woman: She eats and wipes her mouth, And says, "I have done no wrong."
Under a slave when he becomes king, And a fool when he is satisfied with food,
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