New International Version
His God instructs him and teaches him the right way.
King James Bible
For his God doth instruct him to discretion, and doth teach him.
Darby Bible Translation
His God doth instruct him in [his] judgment, he doth teach him.
World English Bible
For his God instructs him in right judgment, and teaches him.
Young's Literal Translation
And instruct him for judgment doth his God, He doth direct him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For his God doth instruct him - All nations have agreed in attributing agriculture, the most useful and the most necessary of all sciences, to the invention and to the suggestions of their deities. "The Most High hath ordained husbandry, "saith the son of Sirach, Ecclus. 7:15.
Namque Ceres fertur fruges, Liberque liquoris
Vitigeni laticem mortalibus instituisse.
"Ceres has taught mortals how to produce fruits; and Bacchus has taught them how to cultivate the vine."
Ὁ δ' ηπιος ανθρωποισι
Δεξια σημαινει, λαους δ' επι εργον εγειρει
Μιμνησκων βιοτοιο· λεγει δ' ὁτε βωλος αριστη
Βουσι τε και μακελῃσι· λεγει δ' ὁτε δεξιαι ὡραι
Και φυτα γυρωσαι, και σπερματα παντα βαλεσθαι.
Aratus, Phantom. v.
"He, Jupiter, to the human race
Indulgent, prompts to necessary toil
Man provident of life; with kindly signs
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
for his God, etc. or, and he bindeth it in such sort as his God doth teach him
LibraryJune 8. "Bread Corn is Bruised" (Isa. xxviii. 28).
"Bread corn is bruised" (Isa. xxviii. 28). The farmer does not gather timothy and blue grass, and break it with a heavy machine. But he takes great pains with the wheat. So God takes great pains with those who are to be of much use to Him. There is a nature in them that needs this discipline. Don't wonder if the bread corn is treated with the wise, discriminating care that will fit it for food. He knows the way He is taking, and there is infinite tenderness in the oversight He gives. He is watching …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Man's Crown and God's
Letter xxxvi (Circa A. D. 1131) to the Same Hildebert, who had not yet Acknowledged the Lord Innocent as Pope.
Does he who disciplines nations not punish? Does he who teaches mankind lack knowledge?
"Who is it he is trying to teach? To whom is he explaining his message? To children weaned from their milk, to those just taken from the breast?
When he has leveled the surface, does he not sow caraway and scatter cumin? Does he not plant wheat in its place, barley in its plot, and spelt in its field?
Caraway is not threshed with a sledge, nor is the wheel of a cart rolled over cumin; caraway is beaten out with a rod, and cumin with a stick.
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