New Living Translation
Destruction and Death say, 'We've heard only rumors of where wisdom can be found.'
King James Bible
Destruction and death say, We have heard the fame thereof with our ears.
Darby Bible Translation
Destruction and death say, We have heard its report with our ears.
World English Bible
Destruction and Death say, 'We have heard a rumor of it with our ears.'
Young's Literal Translation
Destruction and death have said: 'With our ears we have heard its fame.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:22 Death - The grave, the place of the dead, to 'which these things are here ascribed, as they are to the depths, and to the sea, by a common figure. Though they cannot give an account of it themselves yet there is a world, on which these dark regions border, where we shall see it clearly. Have patience, says death: I will fetch thee shortly to a place where even this wisdom shall be found. When the veil of flesh is rent, and the interposing clouds are scattered, we shall know what God doth, though we know not now.
LibraryWhether Angels Know Secret Thoughts?
Objection 1: It would seem that the angels know secret thoughts. For Gregory (Moral. xviii), explaining Job 28:17: "Gold or crystal cannot equal it," says that "then," namely in the bliss of those rising from the dead, "one shall be as evident to another as he is to himself, and when once the mind of each is seen, his conscience will at the same time be penetrated." But those who rise shall be like the angels, as is stated (Mat. 22:30). Therefore an angel can see what is in another's conscience. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether the Grace of Christ is Infinite?
Whether Fear is the Beginning of Wisdom?
Whether Clarity is Becoming to the Glorified Body?
Their king is the angel from the bottomless pit; his name in Hebrew is [Abaddon,] and in Greek, [Apollyon]--the Destroyer.
The underworld is naked in God's presence. The place of destruction is uncovered.
It is hidden from the eyes of all humanity. Even the sharp-eyed birds in the sky cannot discover it.
"And so, my children, listen to me, for all who follow my ways are joyful.
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