New Living Translation
How much less pure is a corrupt and sinful person with a thirst for wickedness!
King James Bible
How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?
Darby Bible Translation
How much less the abominable and corrupt, man, that drinketh unrighteousness like water!
World English Bible
how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!
Young's Literal Translation
Also -- surely abominable and filthy Is man drinking as water perverseness.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:16 Who - Who besides his natural proneness to sin, has contracted habits of sinning; and sins as freely, as greedily and delightfully, as men, especially in those hot countries, drink up water.
LibraryWhether Pride is the Most Grievous of Sins?
Objection 1: It would seem that pride is not the most grievous of sins. For the more difficult a sin is to avoid, the less grievous it would seem to be. Now pride is most difficult to avoid; for Augustine says in his Rule (Ep. ccxi), "Other sins find their vent in the accomplishment of evil deeds, whereas pride lies in wait for good deeds to destroy them." Therefore pride is not the most grievous of sins. Objection 2: Further, "The greater evil is opposed to the greater good," as the Philosopher …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Redeemer's Return is Necessitated by the Lamentation of all Creation.
Whether There is Hope in the Damned
"If you will listen, I will show you. I will answer you from my own experience.
"They enjoyed the sweet taste of wickedness, letting it melt under their tongue.
"Tell me, has there ever been a man like Job, with his thirst for irreverent talk?
For the choir director: A psalm of David. Only fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!
A corrupt witness makes a mockery of justice; the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil.
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