GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
The sayings of King Lemuel, a prophetic revelation, used by his mother to discipline him.
King James Bible
The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him.
Darby Bible Translation
The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him:
World English Bible
The words of king Lemuel; the oracle which his mother taught him.
Young's Literal Translation
Words of Lemuel a king, a declaration that his mother taught him:
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LibraryOf the Practice of Piety in Fasting.
There are divers kinds of fasting--First, A constrained fast, as when men either have not food to eat, as in the famine of Samaria (2 Kings vi. 25;) or, having food, cannot eat it for heaviness or sickness, as it befel them who were in the ship with St. Paul (Acts xxvii. 33.) This is rather famine than fasting. Secondly, A natural fast, which we undertake physically, for the health of our body. Thirdly, A civil fast, which the magistrate enjoins for the better maintenance of the commonwealth. Fourthly, …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
As churning milk produces butter and punching a nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces a fight.
"What, my son? What, son to whom I gave birth? What, son of my prayers?
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