New Living Translation
People who are at ease mock those in trouble. They give a push to people who are stumbling.
King James Bible
He that is ready to slip with his feet is as a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is ready to stumble with the foot is a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.
World English Bible
In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for them whose foot slips.
Young's Literal Translation
A torch -- despised in the thoughts of the secure Is prepared for those sliding with the feet.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:5 Slip with his feet - And fall into trouble; tho' he had formerly shone as a lamp, he is then looked upon as a lamp going out, as the snuff of a candle, which we throw to the ground and tread upon; and accordingly is despised in the thought of him that is at ease.
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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Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
Yet my friends laugh at me, for I call on God and expect an answer. I am a just and blameless man, yet they laugh at me.
But robbers are left in peace, and those who provoke God live in safety--though God keeps them in his power.
We have had more than our fill of the scoffing of the proud and the contempt of the arrogant.
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