New American Standard Bible
And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,
King James Bible
And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,
Darby Bible Translation
and I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the sons, a young man void of understanding,
World English Bible
I saw among the simple ones. I discerned among the youths a young man void of understanding,
Young's Literal Translation
And I do see among the simple ones, I discern among the sons, A young man lacking understanding,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Simple - In the bad sense of the word (Proverbs 1:22 note); "open" to all impressions of evil, empty-headed and empty-hearted; lounging near the house of ill-repute, not as yet deliberately purposing to sin, but placing himself in the way of it at a time when the pure in heart would seek their home. There is a certain symbolic meaning in the picture of the gathering gloom Proverbs 7:9. Night is falling over the young man's life as the shadows deepen.
LibraryBlessed are the Poor in Spirit
Having spoken of the general notion of blessedness, I come next to consider the subjects of this blessedness, and these our Saviour has deciphered to be the poor in spirit, the mourners, etc. But before I touch upon these, I shall attempt a little preface or paraphrase upon this sermon of the beatitudes. 1 Observe the divinity in this sermon, which goes beyond all philosophy. The philosophers use to say that one contrary expels another; but here one contrary begets another. Poverty is wont to expel …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
On the Symbols of the Essence' and Coessential. '
"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?
The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.
"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!" To him who lacks understanding she says,
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