New International Version
"If I have put my trust in gold or said to pure gold, 'You are my security,'
King James Bible
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;
Darby Bible Translation
If I have made gold my hope, or said to the fine gold, My confidence!
World English Bible
"If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'
Young's Literal Translation
If I have made gold my confidence, And to the pure gold have said, 'My trust,'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Gold my hope - For the meaning of זהב zahab, polished gold, and כתם kethem, stamped gold, see on Job 28:15-17 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThou Shalt not Steal.
This Commandment also has a work, which embraces very many good works, and is opposed to many vices, and is called in German Mildigkeit, "benevolence;" which is a work ready to help and serve every one with one's goods. And it fights not only against theft and robbery, but against all stinting in temporal goods which men may practise toward one another: such as greed, usury, overcharging and plating wares that sell as solid, counterfeit wares, short measures and weights, and who could tell all the …
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works
Whether after Christ, it was Proper to the Blessed virgin to be Sanctified in the Womb?
The Seventh Commandment
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!"
and assign your nuggets to the dust, your gold of Ophir to the rocks in the ravines,
those who trust in their wealth and boast of their great riches?
The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor.
This is what the LORD says: "Let not the wise boast of their wisdom or the strong boast of their strength or the rich boast of their riches,
By your great skill in trading you have increased your wealth, and because of your wealth your heart has grown proud.
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