New Living Translation
Let them no longer fool themselves by trusting in empty riches, for emptiness will be their only reward.
King James Bible
Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.
Darby Bible Translation
Let him not trust in vanity: he is deceived, for vanity shall be his recompense;
World English Bible
Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; for emptiness shall be his reward.
Young's Literal Translation
Let him not put credence in vanity, He hath been deceived, For vanity is his recompence.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:31 Vanity - In the vain and deceitful things of this world, he subjoins a general caution to all men to take heed of running into the same error and mischief. Vanity - Disappointment and dissatisfaction, and the loss of all his imaginary felicity. Recompence - Heb. his exchange; he shall exchange one vanity for another, a pleasing vanity for a vexatious vanity.
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
The Redeemer's Return is Necessitated by the Lamentation of all Creation.
Whether There is Hope in the Damned
My experience shows that those who plant trouble and cultivate evil will harvest the same.
"Have I lied to anyone or deceived anyone?
But it is wrong to say God doesn't listen, to say the Almighty isn't concerned.
For evil people have no future; the light of the wicked will be snuffed out.
The poor, deluded fool feeds on ashes. He trusts something that can't help him at all. Yet he cannot bring himself to ask, "Is this idol that I'm holding in my hand a lie?"
No one cares about being fair and honest. The people's lawsuits are based on lies. They conceive evil deeds and then give birth to sin.
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