New International Version
"So listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do evil, from the Almighty to do wrong.
King James Bible
Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: Far be wickedness from God, and wrong from the Almighty!
World English Bible
"Therefore listen to me, you men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness, from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, O men of heart, hearken to me; Far be it from God to do wickedness, And from the Mighty to do perverseness:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Far be it from God - Rather, Wickedness, far be that from God; and from iniquity, the Almighty. The sense is sufficiently evident without the paraphrase in our version.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
understanding. Heb. heart
LibraryJuly 15 Evening
The ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat.--JOB 34:3. Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.--Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.--I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.--Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith.--He that is spiritual judgeth all things. Take heed what ye hear.--I know …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Covenanting Confers Obligation.
Whether a Sin is Aggravated by Reason of the Condition of the Person against whom it is Committed?
Whether Predestination is Certain?
What then shall we say? Is God unjust? Not at all!
Far be it from you to do such a thing--to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?"
He is the Rock, his works are perfect, and all his ways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is he.
Does God pervert justice? Does the Almighty pervert what is right?
It is unthinkable that God would do wrong, that the Almighty would pervert justice.
proclaiming, "The LORD is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him."
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