New International Version
That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.
King James Bible
For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
for let not that man think that he shall receive anything from the Lord;
World English Bible
For let that man not think that he will receive anything from the Lord.
Young's Literal Translation
for let not that man suppose that he shall receive anything from the Lord --
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let not that man think - The man whose mind is divided, who is not properly persuaded either of his own wants or God's sufficiency. Such persons may pray, but having no faith, they can get no answer.
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"Count it all joy" (James i. 2). We do not always feel joyful, but we are to count it all joy. The word "reckon" is one of the key-words of Scripture. It is the same word used about our being dead. We do not feel dead. We are painfully conscious of something that would gladly return to life. But we are to treat ourselves as dead, and neither fear nor obey the old nature. So we are to reckon the thing that comes as a blessing. We are determined to rejoice, to say, "My heart is fixed, O God, I will …
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But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.
Such a person is double-minded and unstable in all they do.
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