New International Version
Let him not deceive himself by trusting what is worthless, for he will get nothing in return.
King James Bible
Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.
Darby Bible Translation
Let him not trust in vanity: he is deceived, for vanity shall be his recompense;
World English Bible
Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; for emptiness shall be his reward.
Young's Literal Translation
Let him not put credence in vanity, He hath been deceived, For vanity is his recompence.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let not him that is deceived -
7. He has many vain imaginations of obtaining wealth, power, pleasure, and happiness; but he is deceived; and he finds that he has trusted בשוא bashshav, in a lie; and this lie is his recompense.
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Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; …
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All are Sinners.
The Character of Its Teachings Evidences the Divine Authorship of the Bible
Necessity of Contemplating the Judgment-Seat of God, in Order to be Seriously Convinced of the Doctrine of Gratuitous Justification.
As I have observed, those who plow evil and those who sow trouble reap it.
"If I have walked with falsehood or my foot has hurried after deceit--
Indeed, God does not listen to their empty plea; the Almighty pays no attention to it.
for the evildoer has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out.
Such a person feeds on ashes; a deluded heart misleads him; he cannot save himself, or say, "Is not this thing in my right hand a lie?"
No one calls for justice; no one pleads a case with integrity. They rely on empty arguments, they utter lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.
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