New Living Translation
Don't long for "the good old days." This is not wise.
King James Bible
Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
Darby Bible Translation
Say not, How is it that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
World English Bible
Don't say, "Why were the former days better than these?" For you do not ask wisely about this.
Young's Literal Translation
Say not thou, 'What was it, That the former days were better than these?' For thou hast not asked wisely of this.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:10 Better - More quiet and comfortable. For this is an argument of a mind unthankful for the many mercies, which men enjoy even in evil times. For - This question shews thy folly in contending with thy Lord and governor, in opposing thy shallow wit to his unsearchable wisdom.
LibraryOf the First Covenant Made with Man
Gen. ii. 17.--"But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shall not eat of it, for in the day that thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely die."--Gen. i. 26.--"And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth." The state wherein man was created at first, you heard was exceeding good,--all …
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Covenanting Adapted to the Moral Constitution of Man.
Letter xxviii (Circa A. D. 1130) to the Abbots Assembled at Soissons
Control your temper, for anger labels you a fool.
Wisdom is even better when you have money. Both are a benefit as you go through life.
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