New Living Translation
Do you think your words are convincing when you disregard my cry of desperation?
King James Bible
Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?
Darby Bible Translation
Do ye imagine to reprove words? The speeches of one that is desperate are indeed for the wind.
World English Bible
Do you intend to reprove words, since the speeches of one who is desperate are as wind?
Young's Literal Translation
For reproof -- do you reckon words? And for wind -- sayings of the desperate.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:26 Words - Do you think it is sufficient to quarrel with some of my words, without giving allowance for human infirmity, or extreme misery. Desperate - Of a poor miserable, hopeless and helpless man. As wind - Which pass away and are forgotten.
'The fruit of the Spirit is joy.' Gal 5:52. The third fruit of justification, adoption, and sanctification, is joy in the Holy Ghost. Joy is setting the soul upon the top of a pinnacle - it is the cream of the sincere milk of the word. Spiritual joy is a sweet and delightful passion, arising from the apprehension and feeling of some good, whereby the soul is supported under present troubles, and fenced against future fear. I. It is a delightful passion. It is contrary to sorrow, which is a perturbation …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
A Solemn Address to those who Will not be Persuaded to Fall in with the Design of the Gospel.
"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
Honest words can be painful, but what do your criticisms amount to?
"How long will you go on like this? You sound like a blustering wind.
"A wise man wouldn't answer with such empty talk! You are nothing but a windbag.
Won't you ever stop blowing hot air? What makes you keep on talking?
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