New Living Translation
The wicked build houses as fragile as a spider's web, as flimsy as a shelter made of branches.
King James Bible
He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth that the keeper maketh.
Darby Bible Translation
He buildeth his house as the moth, and as a booth that a keeper maketh.
World English Bible
He builds his house as the moth, as a booth which the watchman makes.
Young's Literal Translation
He hath built as a moth his house, And as a booth a watchman hath made.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:18 A moth - Which settleth itself in a garment, but is quickly and unexpectedly dispossessed of its dwelling, and crushed to death. A booth - Which the keeper of a garden or vineyard suddenly rears up in fruit - time, and as quickly pulls down again.
LibraryGod's Sovereignty and Prayer
"If we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us" (1 John 5:14). Throughout this book it has been our chief aim to exalt the Creator and abase the creature. The well-nigh universal tendency now, is to magnify man and dishonour and degrade God. On every hand it will be found that, when spiritual things are under discussion, the human side and element is pressed and stressed, and the Divine side, if not altogether ignored, is relegated to the background. This holds true of very much of the …
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God
They cling to their home for security, but it won't last. They try to hold it tight, but it will not endure.
They are torn from the security of their homes and are brought down to the king of terrors.
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