New American Standard Bible
For in many dreams and in many words there is emptiness. Rather, fear God.
King James Bible
For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear thou God.
Darby Bible Translation
For in the multitude of dreams are vanities; so with many words: but fear God.
World English Bible
For in the multitude of dreams there are vanities, as well as in many words: but you must fear God.
Young's Literal Translation
For, in the abundance of dreams both vanities and words abound; but fear thou God.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For ... vanities - Or, For so it happens through many dreams and vanities and many words.
LibraryThings to be Meditated on as Thou Goest to the Church.
1. That thou art going to the court of the Lord, and to speak with the great God by prayer; and to hear his majesty speak unto thee by his word; and to receive his blessing on thy soul, and thy honest labour, in the six days past. 2. Say with thyself by the way--"As the hart brayeth for the rivers of water, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, even for the living God: When shall I come and appear before the presence of God? For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it, for God has so worked that men should fear Him.
It is good that you grasp one thing and also not let go of the other; for the one who fears God comes forth with both of them.
Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.
But it will not be well for the evil man and he will not lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God.
The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.
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