New American Standard Bible
The LORD has made everything for its own purpose, Even the wicked for the day of evil.
King James Bible
The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah hath wrought everything on his own account, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.
World English Bible
Yahweh has made everything for its own end-- yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.
Young's Literal Translation
All things hath Jehovah wrought for Himself, And also the wicked worketh for a day of evil.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For himself - Better, The Lord has done everything for its own end; and this includes the appointment of an "evil day" for "the wicked" who deserve it.
LibraryApril 17. "He that Ruleth his Spirit is Better than He that Taketh a City" (Prov. xvi. 32).
"He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city" (Prov. xvi. 32). Temperance is true self-government. It involves the grace of self-denial and the spirit of a sound mind. It is that poise of spirit that holds us quiet, self-possessed, recollected, deliberate, and subject ever to the voice of God and the conviction of duty in every step we take. Many persons have not that poise and recollected spirit. They are drifting at the impulse of their own impressions, moods, the influence of …
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What if God, although willing to demonstrate His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath prepared for destruction?
God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
"But, indeed, for this reason I have allowed you to remain, in order to show you My power and in order to proclaim My name through all the earth.
"For the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity; They will be led forth at the day of fury.
Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.
He has made everything appropriate in its time. He has also set eternity in their heart, yet so that man will not find out the work which God has done from the beginning even to the end.
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