New International Version
"Do not keep talking so proudly or let your mouth speak such arrogance, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed.
King James Bible
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
Darby Bible Translation
Do not multiply your words of pride, let not vain-glory come out of your mouth; For Jehovah is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
World English Bible
"Talk no more so exceeding proudly. Don't let arrogance come out of your mouth, For Yahweh is a God of knowledge. By him actions are weighed.
Young's Literal Translation
Ye multiply not -- ye speak haughtily -- The old saying goeth out from your mouth, For a God of knowledge is Jehovah, And by Him actions are weighed.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A God of knowledge - He is the most wise, teaching all good, and knowing all things.
Actions are weighed - נתכנו nithkenu, they are directed; it is by his counsel alone that we can successfully begin, continue, or end, any work.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
let not arrogancy [heb] hard
LibraryThe Child Prophet
'And the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord before Eli. And the word of the Lord was precious in those days; there was no open vision. 2. And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place, and his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see; 8. And ere the lamp of God went out in the temple of the Lord, where the ark of God was, and Samuel was laid down to sleep; 4. That the Lord called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I. 5. And he ran onto Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Though the Fore-Mentioned Eternal Moral Obligations
Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity the Christian Calling and Unity.
1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."
1 Kings 8:39
then hear from heaven, your dwelling place. Forgive and act; deal with everyone according to all they do, since you know their hearts (for you alone know every human heart),
They close up their callous hearts, and their mouths speak with arrogance.
Let their lying lips be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly against the righteous.
Do not lift your horns against heaven; do not speak so defiantly.'"
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
All a person's ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
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