New American Standard Bible
Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:
King James Bible
There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise:
Darby Bible Translation
There are four things little upon the earth, and they are exceeding wise:
World English Bible
"There are four things which are little on the earth, but they are exceedingly wise:
Young's Literal Translation
Four are little ones of earth, And they are made wiser than the wise:
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Exceeding wise - Some prefer the reading of the Septuagint and Vulgate: "wiser than the wise." The thought, in either case, turns upon the marvels of instinct, which, in their own province, transcend the more elaborate results of human wisdom.
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.
Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,
Under an unloved woman when she gets a husband, And a maidservant when she supplants her mistress.
The ants are not a strong people, But they prepare their food in the summer;
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