New Living Translation
They grope in the darkness without a light. He makes them stagger like drunkards.
King James Bible
They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger like a drunken man.
Darby Bible Translation
They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger like a drunkard.
World English Bible
They grope in the dark without light. He makes them stagger like a drunken man.
Young's Literal Translation
They feel darkness, and not light, He causeth them to wander as a drunkard.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:25 Grope - Thus are the revolutions of kingdoms brought about by an overruling providence. Heaven and earth are shaken: but the Lord remaineth a king forever.
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 …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether Prophecy Pertains to Knowledge?
On the Interior Man
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
They find it is dark in the daytime, and they grope at noon as if it were night.
The light in their tent will grow dark. The lamp hanging above them will be quenched.
They reeled and staggered like drunkards and were at their wits' end.
The earth staggers like a drunk. It trembles like a tent in a storm. It falls and will not rise again, for the guilt of its rebellion is very heavy.
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