New Living Translation
Evil people will surely be punished, but the children of the godly will go free.
King James Bible
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
Darby Bible Translation
Hand for hand! an evil man shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
World English Bible
Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous will be delivered.
Young's Literal Translation
Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, And the seed of the righteous hath escaped.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:21 Though hand join - Though they are fortified against God's judgments by a numerous issue and kindred, and friends, and by mutual and strong combinations. The seed - Not only their persons, but their children.
LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
The LORD detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity.
A beautiful woman who lacks discretion is like a gold ring in a pig's snout.
Then all the women present and all the men who knew that their wives had burned incense to idols--a great crowd of all the Judeans living in northern Egypt and southern Egypt--answered Jeremiah,
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