New Living Translation
They know how to shine light in the darkness and explore the farthest regions of the earth as they search in the dark for ore.
King James Bible
He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death.
Darby Bible Translation
Man putteth an end to the darkness, and exploreth to the utmost limit, the stones of darkness and of the shadow of death.
World English Bible
Man sets an end to darkness, and searches out, to the furthest bound, the stones of obscurity and of thick darkness.
Young's Literal Translation
An end hath he set to darkness, And to all perfection he is searching, A stone of darkness and death-shade.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:3 Perfection - Whatever is deeply wrought in the deepest caverns. Stones of darkness - The precious stones which lie hid in the dark bowels of the earth, where no living thing can dwell.
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
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They know where to dig iron from the earth and how to smelt copper from rock.
They sink a mine shaft into the earth far from where anyone lives. They descend on ropes, swinging back and forth.
I devoted myself to search for understanding and to explore by wisdom everything being done under heaven. I soon discovered that God has dealt a tragic existence to the human race.
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