New Living Translation
Throughout their lives, they live under a cloud--frustrated, discouraged, and angry.
King James Bible
All his days also he eateth in darkness, and he hath much sorrow and wrath with his sickness.
Darby Bible Translation
All his days also he eateth in darkness, and hath much vexation, and sickness, and irritation.
World English Bible
All his days he also eats in darkness, he is frustrated, and has sickness and wrath.
Young's Literal Translation
Also all his days in darkness he consumeth, and sadness, and wrath, and sickness abound.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:17 He eateth - He hath no comfort in his estate, but even when he eats, he doth it with anxiety and discontent. And wrath - When he falls sick, and presages his death, he is filled with rage, because he is cut off before he hath accomplished his designs, and because he must leave that wealth and world in which all his hopes and happiness lie.
LibraryThoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
TIMOTHY after his Conversion to the Christian Faith, being found to be a Man of great Parts, Learning, and Piety, and so every way qualified for the work of the Ministry, St. Paul who had planted a Church at Ephesus the Metropolis or chief City of all Asia, left him to dress and propagate it, after his departure from it, giving him Power to ordain Elders or Priests, and to visit and exercise Jurisdiction over them, to see they did not teach false Doctrines, 1 Tim. i. 3. That they be unblameable in …
William Beveridge—Private Thoughts Upon a Christian Life
There is a Blessedness in Reversion
How to be Admonished are those who Give Away what is their Own, and those who Seize what Belongs to Others.
Results of Transgression
We are merely moving shadows, and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. We heap up wealth, not knowing who will spend it.
It is useless for you to work so hard from early morning until late at night, anxiously working for food to eat; for God gives rest to his loved ones.
Their days of labor are filled with pain and grief; even at night their minds cannot rest. It is all meaningless.
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