New American Standard Bible
"Will you have faith in him that he will return your grain And gather it from your threshing floor?
King James Bible
Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn?
Darby Bible Translation
Wilt thou trust him to bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy threshing-floor?
World English Bible
Will you confide in him, that he will bring home your seed, and gather the grain of your threshing floor?
Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou trust in him That he doth bring back thy seed? And to thy threshing-floor doth gather it?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Wilt thou believe him? - That is, wilt thou trust him with the productions of the field? The idea is, that he was an untamed and unsubdued animal. He could not be governed, like the camel or the ox. If the sheaves of the harvest were laid on him, there would be no certainty that he would convey them where the farmer wished them.
And gather it into thy barn? - Or, rather, "to thy threshing-floor," for so the word used here (גרן gôren) means. It was not common to gather a harvest into a barn, but it was usually collected on a hard-trod place and there threshed and winnowed. For the use of the word, see Ruth 3:2; Judges 6:37; Numbers 18:30; Isaiah 21:10.
LibraryWhether the Mode and Order of the Temptation were Becoming?
Objection 1: It would seem that the mode and order of the temptation were unbecoming. For the devil tempts in order to induce us to sin. But if Christ had assuaged His bodily hunger by changing the stones into bread, He would not have sinned; just as neither did He sin when He multiplied the loaves, which was no less a miracle, in order to succor the hungry crowd. Therefore it seems that this was nowise a temptation. Objection 2: Further, a counselor is inconsistent if he persuades the contrary to …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
On the Animals
"Will you trust him because his strength is great And leave your labor to him?
"The ostriches' wings flap joyously With the pinion and plumage of love,
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