New International Version
We get our bread at the risk of our lives because of the sword in the desert.
King James Bible
We gat our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
We have to get our bread at the risk of our lives, because of the sword of the wilderness.
World English Bible
We get our bread at the peril of our lives, Because of the sword of the wilderness.
Young's Literal Translation
With our lives we bring in our bread, Because of the sword of the wilderness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
We gat our bread with the peril of our lives - They could not go into the wilderness to feed their cattle, or to get the necessaries of life, without being harassed and plundered by marauding parties, and by these were often exposed to the peril of their lives. This was predicted by Moses, Deuteronomy 28:31.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryWhether an Angel Needs Grace in Order to Turn to God?
Objection 1: It would seem that the angel had no need of grace in order to turn to God. For, we have no need of grace for what we can accomplish naturally. But the angel naturally turns to God: because he loves God naturally, as is clear from what has been said (Q, A). Therefore an angel did not need grace in order to turn to God. Objection 2: Further, seemingly we need help only for difficult tasks. Now it was not a difficult task for the angel to turn to God; because there was no obstacle …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, took an oath to reassure them and their men. "Do not be afraid to serve the Babylonians," he said. "Settle down in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and it will go well with you.
"Son of man, tremble as you eat your food, and shudder in fear as you drink your water.
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