New Living Translation
You see yourself, walk away, and forget what you look like.
King James Bible
For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.
Darby Bible Translation
for he has considered himself and is gone away, and straightway he has forgotten what he was like.
World English Bible
for he sees himself, and goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was.
Young's Literal Translation
for he did view himself, and hath gone away, and immediately he did forget of what kind he was;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:24 He beheld himself, and went away - To other business. And forgot - But such forgetting does not excuse.
"Let patience have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing." James 1:4. 1. "My brethren," says the Apostle in the preceding verse, "count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations." At first view, this may appear a strange direction; seeing most temptations are, "for the present, not joyous, but grievous." Nevertheless ye know by your own experience, that "the trial of your faith worketh patience:" And if "patience have its perfect work, ye shall be perfect and …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
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All Joy in all Trials
For if you listen to the word and don't obey, it is like glancing at your face in a mirror.
But if you look carefully into the perfect law that sets you free, and if you do what it says and don't forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it.
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