King James Version
He poureth contempt upon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.
Darby Bible Translation
He poureth contempt upon nobles, and slackeneth the girdle of the mighty;
World English Bible
He pours contempt on princes, and loosens the belt of the strong.
Young's Literal Translation
Pouring contempt upon princes, And the girdle of the mighty He made feeble.
Job 12:21 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
weakeneth...: or, looseth the girdle of the strong
He poureth contempt upon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.Job 12:21 Parallel Commentaries
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Objection 1: It would seem unnecessary for salvation to believe anything above the natural reason. For the salvation and perfection of a thing seem to be sufficiently insured by its natural endowments. Now matters of faith, surpass man's natural reason, since they are things unseen as stated above (Q, A). Therefore to believe seems unnecessary for salvation. Objection 2: Further, it is dangerous for man to assent to matters, wherein he cannot judge whether that which is proposed to him …
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Or with princes that had gold, who filled their houses with silver:
He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.
He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.
That bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.
Thus saith the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut;
And I will cut off the judge from the midst thereof, and will slay all the princes thereof with him, saith the LORD.
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