New American Standard Bible
and again, "THE LORD KNOWS THE REASONINGS of the wise, THAT THEY ARE USELESS."
King James Bible
And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
Darby Bible Translation
And again, The Lord knows the reasonings of the wise that they are vain.
World English Bible
And again, "The Lord knows the reasoning of the wise, that it is worthless."
Young's Literal Translation
and again, 'The Lord doth know the reasonings of the wise, that they are vain.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And again, - Psalm 94:11.
The Lord knoweth - God searches the heart. The particular thing which it is here said that he knows, is, that the thoughts of man are vain. They have this quality; and this is that which the psalmist here says that God sees. The affirmation is not one respecting the omniscience of God, but with respect to what God sees of the nature of the thoughts of the wise.
The thoughts of the wise - Their plans, purposes, designs.
That they are vain - That they lack real wisdom; they are foolish; they shall not be accomplished as they expect; or be seen to have that wisdom which they now suppose they possess.
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'Know ye not that ye are the temple of God?'--1 COR. iii. 16 The great purpose of Christianity is to make men like Jesus Christ. As He is the image of the invisible God we are to be the images of the unseen Christ. The Scripture is very bold and emphatic in attributing to Christ's followers likeness to Him, in nature, in character, in relation to the world, in office, and in ultimate destiny. Is He the anointed of God? We are anointed--Christs in Him. Is He the Son of God? We in Him receive the …
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The LORD knows the thoughts of man, That they are a mere breath.
There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.
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