New Living Translation
Yet they cannot redeem themselves from death by paying a ransom to God.
King James Bible
None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:
Darby Bible Translation
None can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him,
World English Bible
none of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give God a ransom for him.
Young's Literal Translation
A brother doth no one at all ransom, He doth not give to God his atonement.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
49:7 Redeem - Neither from the first death, nor from the second. Brother - Whom he would do his utmost to preserve.
LibraryNotes on the Second Century
Page 94. Line 9. The Book of ---- The reference here is to the apocryphal Wisdom of Solomon xiii. 1-5. Page 104. Med. 33. As originally written this Meditation commenced thus: Whether the sufferings of an. Angel would have been meritorious or no I will not dispute: but'---- And the following sentence, which comes after the first, has also been crossedout: So that it was an honour and no injury to be called to it: And so great an honour that it was an ornament to God himself, and an honour even to …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
The Kinsman Redeemer
Out of the Deep of Doubt, Darkness, and Hell.
The Christian Business World
Then the five foolish ones asked the others, 'Please give us some of your oil because our lamps are going out.'
"But the others replied, 'We don't have enough for all of us. Go to a shop and buy some for yourselves.'
he will be gracious and say, 'Rescue him from the grave, for I have found a ransom for his life.'
But watch out, or you may be seduced by wealth. Don't let yourself be bribed into sin.
Could all your wealth or all your mighty efforts keep you from distress?
Tainted wealth has no lasting value, but right living can save your life.
None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. There is no escaping that obligation, that dark battle. And in the face of death, wickedness will certainly not rescue the wicked.
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