New Living Translation
And how happy I was with the world he created; how I rejoiced with the human family!
King James Bible
Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the sons of men.
Darby Bible Translation
rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth, and my delights were with the sons of men.
World English Bible
Rejoicing in his whole world. My delight was with the sons of men.
Young's Literal Translation
Rejoicing in the habitable part of His earth, And my delights are with the sons of men.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:31 My delights were - To uphold them by my power and providence, to reveal myself and my Father's will to them from age to age, to assume their nature, and to redeem and save them.
LibraryHaving Said This, when they had Kissed Him...
92. Having said this, when they had kissed him, he lifted up his feet, and as though he saw friends coming to him and was glad because of them--for as he lay his countenance appeared joyful--he died and was gathered to the fathers. And they afterward, according to his commandment, wrapped him up and buried him, hiding his body underground. And no one knows to this day where it was buried, save those two only. But each of those who received the sheepskin of the blessed Antony and the garment worn …
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius
Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Absurdity of Supposing a Son or Word Created in Order to the Creation of Other Creatures; as to the Creation
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Before the Passover celebration, Jesus knew that his hour had come to leave this world and return to his Father. He had loved his disciples during his ministry on earth, and now he loved them to the very end.
The godly people in the land are my true heroes! I take pleasure in them!
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