New International Version
You may say to yourself, "My power and the strength of my hands have produced this wealth for me."
King James Bible
And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou say in thy heart, my power And the might of my hand has procured me This wealth.
World English Bible
and [lest] you say in your heart, "My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth."
Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast said in thy heart, My power, and the might of my hand, hath made for me this wealth:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Who fed thee - with manna - See this miracle described in Exodus 16:13 (note), etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
DEUTERONOMY viii. 2-5. And thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or no. And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the …
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons
Subterraneous Places. Mines. Caves.
Meditations Before Dinner and Supper.
Third Sunday Before Lent
After the LORD your God has driven them out before you, do not say to yourself, "The LORD has brought me here to take possession of this land because of my righteousness." No, it is on account of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD is going to drive them out before you.
The LORD said to Gideon, "You have too many men. I cannot deliver Midian into their hands, or Israel would boast against me, 'My own strength has saved me.'
1 Samuel 2:7
The LORD sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts.
It was not by their sword that they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; it was your right hand, your arm, and the light of your face, for you loved them.
I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all.
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