New Living Translation
"These wicked people are heavy and prosperous; their waists bulge with fat.
King James Bible
Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on his flanks.
Darby Bible Translation
For he hath covered his face with his fatness, and gathered fat upon his flanks.
World English Bible
because he has covered his face with his fatness, and gathered fat on his thighs.
Young's Literal Translation
For he hath covered his face with his fat, And maketh vigour over his confidence.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:27 Because - This is mentioned as the reason of his insolent carriage towards God, because he was fat, rich, potent, and successful, as that expression signifies, Deut 32:15 Psal 78:31 Jer 46:21. His great prosperity made him proud and secure, and regardless of God and men. Fat - His only care is to pamper himself.
LibraryWhether Pride is the Most Grievous of Sins?
Objection 1: It would seem that pride is not the most grievous of sins. For the more difficult a sin is to avoid, the less grievous it would seem to be. Now pride is most difficult to avoid; for Augustine says in his Rule (Ep. ccxi), "Other sins find their vent in the accomplishment of evil deeds, whereas pride lies in wait for good deeds to destroy them." Therefore pride is not the most grievous of sins. Objection 2: Further, "The greater evil is opposed to the greater good," as the Philosopher …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
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Whether There is Hope in the Damned
Holding their strong shields, they defiantly charge against him.
They are without pity. Listen to their boasting!
These fat cats have everything their hearts could ever wish for!
Their hearts are dull and stupid, but I delight in your instructions.
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