New American Standard Bible
The ants are not a strong people, But they prepare their food in the summer;
King James Bible
The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer;
Darby Bible Translation
The ants, a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;
World English Bible
the ants are not a strong people, yet they provide their food in the summer.
Young's Literal Translation
The ants are a people not strong, And they prepare in summer their food,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
See the marginal reference note. Note the word "people" applied here to ants, as to locusts in Joel 1:6. The marvel lies in their collective, and, as it were, organized action.
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.
Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,
Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:
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