New Living Translation
You have closed their minds to understanding, but do not let them triumph.
King James Bible
For thou hast hid their heart from understanding: therefore shalt thou not exalt them.
Darby Bible Translation
For thou hast hidden their heart from understanding; therefore thou wilt not exalt them.
World English Bible
For you have hidden their heart from understanding, Therefore you shall not exalt them.
Young's Literal Translation
For their heart Thou hast hidden From understanding, Therefore Thou dost not exalt them.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:4 Hid - Thou hast blinded the minds of my friends: therefore I desire a more wise and able judge. Therefore - Thou wilt not give them the victory over me in this contest, but wilt make them ashamed of their confidence.
He silences the trusted adviser and removes the insight of the elders.
They betray their friends for their own advantage, so let their children faint with hunger.
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