New Living Translation
He builds up nations, and he destroys them. He expands nations, and he abandons them.
King James Bible
He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth the nations, and straiteneth them again.
Darby Bible Translation
He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them; he spreadeth out the nations, and bringeth them in;
World English Bible
He increases the nations, and he destroys them. He enlarges the nations, and he leads them captive.
Young's Literal Translation
Magnifying the nations, and He destroyeth them, Spreading out the nations, and He quieteth them.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:23 Nations - What hitherto he said of princes, he now applies to nations, whom God does either increase or diminish as he pleases.
LibraryWhether Craftiness is a Special Sin?
Objection 1: It would seem that craftiness is not a special sin. For the words of Holy Writ do not induce anyone to sin; and yet they induce us to be crafty, according to Prov. 1:4, "To give craftiness [Douay: 'subtlety'] to little ones." Therefore craftiness is not a sin. Objection 2: Further, it is written (Prov. 13:16): "The crafty [Douay: 'prudent'] man doth all things with counsel." Therefore, he does so either for a good or for an evil end. If for a good end, there is no sin seemingly, and …
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On the Interior Man
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
From one man he created all the nations throughout the whole earth. He decided beforehand when they should rise and fall, and he determined their boundaries.
You will enlarge the nation of Israel, and its people will rejoice. They will rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest and like warriors dividing the plunder.
O LORD, you have made our nation great; yes, you have made us great. You have extended our borders, and we give you the glory!
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