New American Standard Bible
Surely I am more stupid than any man, And I do not have the understanding of a man.
King James Bible
Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man.
Darby Bible Translation
Truly I am more stupid than any one; and I have not a man's intelligence.
World English Bible
"Surely I am the most ignorant man, and don't have a man's understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
For I am more brutish than any one, And have not the understanding of a man.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A confession of ignorance, with which compare the saying of Socrates that he was wise only so far as he knew that he knew nothing, or that of Asaph Psalm 73:22.
LibraryParable of the Pharisee and Publican.
^C Luke XVIII. 9-14. ^c 9 And he spake also this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and set all others at nought [It is commonly said that this parable teaches humility in prayer, but the preface and conclusion (see verse 14) show that it is indeed to set forth generally the difference between self-righteousness and humility, and that an occasion of prayer is chosen because it best illustrates the point which the Lord desired to teach. The parable shows that …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Vehicles of Revelation; Scripture, the Church, Tradition.
Concerning the Scriptures.
For he sees that even wise men die; The stupid and the senseless alike perish And leave their wealth to others.
Then I was senseless and ignorant; I was like a beast before You.
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid.
The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, the oracle. The man declares to Ithiel, to Ithiel and Ucal:
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