New Living Translation
But watch out, or you may be seduced by wealth. Don't let yourself be bribed into sin.
King James Bible
Because there is wrath, beware lest he take thee away with his stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Because there is wrath, beware lest it take thee away through chastisement: then a great ransom could not avail thee.
World English Bible
Don't let riches entice you to wrath, neither let the great size of a bribe turn you aside.
Young's Literal Translation
Lest He move thee with a stroke, And the abundance of an atonement turn thee not aside.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
36:18 Wrath - Conceived by God against thee. Then - If once God's wrath take hold of thee, no ransom will be accepted for thee.
LibraryWhether Hypocrisy is the Same as Dissimulation?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. For dissimulation consists in lying by deeds. But there may be hypocrisy in showing outwardly what one does inwardly, according to Mat. 6:2, "When thou dost an alms-deed sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do." Therefore hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. Objection 2: Further, Gregory says (Moral. xxxi, 7): "Some there are who wear the habit of holiness, yet are unable to attain the merit of perfection. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Great Teacher
"That which was from the Beginning,"
Whether Hypocrisy is Always a Mortal Sin?
he will be gracious and say, 'Rescue him from the grave, for I have found a ransom for his life.'
Could all your wealth or all your mighty efforts keep you from distress?
Yet they cannot redeem themselves from death by paying a ransom to God.
The LORD replied, "Is it right for you to be angry about this?"
Then God said to Jonah, "Is it right for you to be angry because the plant died?" "Yes," Jonah retorted, "even angry enough to die!"
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