New International Version
and again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."
King James Bible
And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
Darby Bible Translation
And again, [The] Lord knows the reasonings of the wise that they are vain.
World English Bible
And again, "The Lord knows the reasoning of the wise, that it is worthless."
Young's Literal Translation
and again, 'The Lord doth know the reasonings of the wise, that they are vain.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise - They are always full of schemes and plans for earthly good; and God knows that all this is vain, empty, and unsatisfactory; and will stand them in no stead when he comes to take away their souls. This is a quotation from Psalm 94:11. What is here said of the vanity of human knowledge is true of every kind of wisdom that leads not immediately to God himself.
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LibraryTwenty-Third Day. Holiness and the Body.
The temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. The body is for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you; therefore glorify God in your body.'--1 Cor. iii. 16, vi. 13, 19. 'She that is unmarried is careful for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit.'--1 Cor. vii. 34. 'Present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God.'--Rom. xii. 1. Coming into the world, our Blessed …
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The LORD knows all human plans; he knows that they are futile.
There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.
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