New American Standard Bible
The foolishness of man ruins his way, And his heart rages against the LORD.
King James Bible
The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
The folly of man distorteth his way, and his heart is irritated against Jehovah.
World English Bible
The foolishness of man subverts his way; his heart rages against Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
The folly of man perverteth his way, And against Jehovah is his heart wroth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The non-wisdom which, having brought about disasters by its own perverseness, then turns round and "fretteth," i. e., angrily complains against the Providence of God.
Perverteth - Rather, "overturneth," "maketh to fail."
LibraryHow the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.
They will pass through the land hard-pressed and famished, and it will turn out that when they are hungry, they will be enraged and curse their king and their God as they face upward.
For a fool speaks nonsense, And his heart inclines toward wickedness: To practice ungodliness and to speak error against the LORD, To keep the hungry person unsatisfied And to withhold drink from the thirsty.
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