New Living Translation
Anyone who loves to quarrel loves sin; anyone who trusts in high walls invites disaster.
King James Bible
He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
Darby Bible Translation
He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.
World English Bible
He who loves disobedience loves strife. One who builds a high gate seeks destruction.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is loving transgression is loving debate, Whoso is making high his entrance is seeking destruction.
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LibraryCæsarius of Arles.
He was born in the district of Chalons-sur-Saone, A. D. 470. He seems to have been early awakened, by a pious education, to vital Christianity. When he was between seven and eight years old, it would often happen that he would give a portion of his clothes to the poor whom he met, and would say, when he came home, that he had been, constrained to do so. When yet a youth, he entered the celebrated convent on the island of Lerins, (Lerina,) in Provence, from which a spirit of deep and practical piety …
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
Twenty Second Sunday after Trinity Paul's Thanks and Prayers for Churches.
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall.
An angry person starts fights; a hot-tempered person commits all kinds of sin.
Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.
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