New Living Translation
For who can eat or enjoy anything apart from him?
King James Bible
For who can eat, or who else can hasten hereunto, more than I?
Darby Bible Translation
For who can eat, or who be eager, more than I?
World English Bible
For who can eat, or who can have enjoyment, more than I?
Young's Literal Translation
For who eateth and who hasteth out more than I?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:25 More than I - Therefore he could best tell whether they were able of themselves, without God's special gift, to yield a man content, in the enjoying of them. Who can pursue them with more diligence, obtain them with more readiness, or embrace them with more greediness?
LibraryA Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
OF THE HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains of Lebanon are situated, is the border country adjoining Syria, having Sidon for its seaport, and Land, nearly adjoining the city of Damascus, on the north. This metropolitan city of Syria, and capital of the kingdom of Damascus, was strongly fortified; and during the border conflicts it served as a cover to the Assyrian army. Bunyan, with great reason, supposes that, to keep …
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3
The Eternity of Heaven's Happiness.
The Outbreak of the Arian Controversy. The Attitude of Eusebius.
So I decided there is nothing better than to enjoy food and drink and to find satisfaction in work. Then I realized that these pleasures are from the hand of God.
God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy to those who please him. But if a sinner becomes wealthy, God takes the wealth away and gives it to those who please him. This, too, is meaningless--like chasing the wind.
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