New International Version
Be careful that no one entices you by riches; do not let a large bribe turn you aside.
King James Bible
Because there is wrath, beware lest he take thee away with his stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Because there is wrath, [beware] lest it take thee away through chastisement: then a great ransom could not avail thee.
World English Bible
Don't let riches entice you to wrath, neither let the great size of a bribe turn you aside.
Young's Literal Translation
Lest He move thee with a stroke, And the abundance of an atonement turn thee not aside.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Because there is wrath - This is a time in which God is punishing the wicked; take heed lest thou be cut off in a moment. Redeem the time; the days are evil.
Then a great ransom - When he determines to destroy, who can save?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
deliver thee. Heb. turn thee aside
LibraryWhether by his Passion Christ Merited to be Exalted?
Objection 1: It seems that Christ did not merit to be exalted on account of His Passion. For eminence of rank belongs to God alone, just as knowledge of truth, according to Ps. 112:4: "The Lord is high above all nations, and His glory above the heavens." But Christ as man had the knowledge of all truth, not on account of any preceding merit, but from the very union of God and man, according to Jn. 1:14: "We saw His glory . . . as it were of the only-Begotten of the Father, full of grace and of truth." …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether the Old Law was from God?
Messiah's Easy Yoke
and he is gracious to that person and says to God, 'Spare them from going down to the pit; I have found a ransom for them--
Would your wealth or even all your mighty efforts sustain you so you would not be in distress?
No one can redeem the life of another or give to God a ransom for them--
But the LORD replied, "Is it right for you to be angry?"
But God said to Jonah, "Is it right for you to be angry about the plant?" "It is," he said. "And I'm so angry I wish I were dead."
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