New Living Translation
It isn't right for a fool to live in luxury or for a slave to rule over princes!
King James Bible
Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
Darby Bible Translation
Good living beseemeth not a fool; how much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
World English Bible
Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
Young's Literal Translation
Luxury is not comely for a fool, Much less for a servant to rule among princes.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:10 Delight - To live in pleasure and outward glory, doth not become him, nor suit with him; because prosperity corrupts even wise men, and makes fools mad; and because it gives him more opportunity to discover his folly, and to do mischief both to himself and others.
LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
The Unity of God
Man's Misery by the Fall
Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
Eloquent words are not fitting for a fool; even less are lies fitting for a ruler.
Honor is no more associated with fools than snow with summer or rain with harvest.
a slave who becomes a king, an overbearing fool who prospers,
when they give great authority to foolish people and low positions to people of proven worth.
I have even seen servants riding horseback like princes--and princes walking like servants!
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