New Living Translation
"Just ask the animals, and they will teach you. Ask the birds of the sky, and they will tell you.
King James Bible
But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee:
Darby Bible Translation
But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowl of the heavens, and they shall tell thee;
World English Bible
"But ask the animals, now, and they shall teach you; the birds of the sky, and they shall tell you.
Young's Literal Translation
And yet, ask, I pray thee, One of the beasts, and it doth shew thee, And a fowl of the heavens, And it doth declare to thee.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:7 But - If thou observest the beasts, and their properties and actions, and events, from them thou mayst learn this lesson: that which Zophar had uttered with so much pomp and gravity, chap.11:7,8,9, concerning God's infinite wisdom, saith Job, thou needest not go into heaven or hell to know. but thou mayst learn it even from the beasts.
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
For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities--his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.
But robbers are left in peace, and those who provoke God live in safety--though God keeps them in his power.
Speak to the earth, and it will instruct you. Let the fish in the sea speak to you.
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