Job 12:11
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New International Version
Does not the ear test words as the tongue tastes food?

King James Bible
Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth taste his meat?

Darby Bible Translation
Doth not the ear try words, as the palate tasteth food?

World English Bible
Doesn't the ear try words, even as the palate tastes its food?

Young's Literal Translation
Doth not the ear try words? And the palate taste food for itself?

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Doth not the ear try words? - All these are common-place sayings. Ye have advanced nothing new; ye have cast no light upon the dispensations of Providence.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Doth

Job 34:3 For the ear tries words, as the mouth tastes meat.

1 Corinthians 10:15 I speak as to wise men; judge you what I say.

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ.

*marg:

Hebrews 5:14 But strong meat belongs to them that are of full age...

1 Peter 2:3 If so be you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

mouth. Heb. palate

Job 6:30 Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?

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Whether, for Salvation, it is Necessary to Believe Anything which is Beyond Natural Reason
Whether, for Salvation, it is Necessary to Believe Anything which is Beyond Natural Reason We proceed to the third article thus: 1. It seems that for salvation it is not necessary to believe anything which is beyond natural reason. For it seems that what naturally belongs to a thing is sufficient for its salvation and perfection. Now the things of faith are beyond natural reason, since they are unseen, as was said in Q. 1, Art. 4. To believe in them is therefore unnecessary for salvation. 2. Again,
Aquinas—Nature and Grace

Whether Prudence is in us by Nature?
Objection 1: It would seem that prudence is in us by nature. The Philosopher says that things connected with prudence "seem to be natural," namely "synesis, gnome" [*{synesis} and {gnome}, Cf. [2754]FS, Q[57], A[6]] and the like, but not those which are connected with speculative wisdom. Now things belonging to the same genus have the same kind of origin. Therefore prudence also is in us from nature. Objection 2: Further, the changes of age are according to nature. Now prudence results from age,
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Job 6:30
Is there any wickedness on my lips? Can my mouth not discern malice?

Job 34:3
For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food.

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