New International Version
I know her insolence but it is futile," declares the LORD, "and her boasts accomplish nothing.
King James Bible
I know his wrath, saith the LORD; but it shall not be so; his lies shall not so effect it.
Darby Bible Translation
I know his wrath, saith Jehovah; his pratings are vain: they do not as [they say].
World English Bible
I know his wrath, says Yahweh, that it is nothing; his boastings have worked nothing.
Young's Literal Translation
I -- I have known, an affirmation of Jehovah, His wrath, and it is not right, His devices -- not right they have done.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The pride of Moab - See on Isaiah 16:1 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
his lies shall not so effect it. or, those on whom he stayeth (heb. his bars) do not right. Baddim, as Lowth observe, sometimes means those who pretend to the art of divination. Though the soothsayers of Moab, upon whose skill she relies, promise him success, yet in the event it will appear there was no truth in what they said
LibraryAugust 8. "Be Like the Dove" (Jer. Xlviii. 28).
"Be like the dove" (Jer. xlviii. 28). Harmless as a dove, is Christ's interpretation of the beautiful emblem. And so the Spirit of God is purity itself. He cannot dwell in an unclean heart. He cannot abide in the natural mind. It was said of the anointing of old, "On man's flesh it shall not be poured." The purity which the Holy Spirit brings is like the white and spotless little plant which grows up out of the heap of manure, or the black soil, without one grain of impurity adhering to its crystalline …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Meditations for the Sick.
We have heard of Moab's pride-- how great is her arrogance!-- of her conceit, her pride and her insolence; but her boasts are empty.
"But I know where you are and when you come and go and how you rage against me.
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