New International Version
So then, banish anxiety from your heart and cast off the troubles of your body, for youth and vigor are meaningless.
King James Bible
Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.
Darby Bible Translation
Then remove discontent from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh; for childhood and youth are vanity.
World English Bible
Therefore remove sorrow from your heart, and put away evil from your flesh; for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.
Young's Literal Translation
And turn aside anger from thy heart, And cause evil to pass from thy flesh, For the childhood and the age are vanity!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Therefore remove sorrow - כעס caas, anger; every kind of violent passion, all filthiness of the flesh and spirit. "Childhood and youth are vanity;" they pass away and come to nothing. Eternity alone is permanent; live for eternity.
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LibraryA New Years Sermon to the Young
'Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.... Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them.'--ECCLES. xi. 9; xii. 1. This strange, and in some places perplexing Book of Ecclesiastes, is intended to …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Curiosity a Temptation to Sin.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.
2 Timothy 2:22
Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
But the witless can no more become wise than a wild donkey's colt can be born human.
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