New Living Translation
Ears to hear and eyes to see--both are gifts from the LORD.
King James Bible
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them.
Darby Bible Translation
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
World English Bible
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Yahweh has made even both of them.
Young's Literal Translation
A hearing ear, and a seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.
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LibraryPloughing in Canaan.
In Scripture frequent mention is made of the husbandman and his work. Ploughing the land, sowing the seed, reaping the harvest, and winnowing the grain are often referred to. Our picture shows an Eastern husbandman ploughing. How different it is to ploughing in our own land! There is no coulter; and instead of the broad steel plough-share we see a pointed piece of wood. And the long handles with which our labourers guide their ploughs--where are they? The strong horses, too, harnessed one behind …
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The Third Exile, 356-362.
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Then the LORD asked Moses, "Who makes a person's mouth? Who decides whether people speak or do not speak, hear or do not hear, see or do not see? Is it not I, the LORD?
Is he deaf--the one who made your ears? Is he blind--the one who formed your eyes?
To one who listens, valid criticism is like a gold earring or other gold jewelry.
In that day the deaf will hear words read from a book, and the blind will see through the gloom and darkness.
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