New Living Translation
He has even said, 'Why waste time trying to please God?'
King James Bible
For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.
Darby Bible Translation
For he hath said, It profiteth not a man if he delight himself in God.
World English Bible
For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.'
Young's Literal Translation
For he hath said, 'It doth not profit a man, When he delighteth himself with God.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
34:9 He said - Not in express terms, but by consequence; because he said that good men were no less, nay, sometimes more miserable here than the wicked.
LibraryWhether God Has Immediate Providence Over Everything?
Objection 1: It seems that God has not immediate providence over all things. For whatever is contained in the notion of dignity, must be attributed to God. But it belongs to the dignity of a king, that he should have ministers; through whose mediation he provides for his subjects. Therefore much less has God Himself immediate providence over all things. Objection 2: Further, it belongs to providence to order all things to an end. Now the end of everything is its perfection and its good. But it appertains …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
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Whether it is More Grievous to Sin through Certain Malice than through Passion?
Whether Anyone Sins through Certain Malice?
Who is the Almighty, and why should we obey him? What good will it do us to pray?'
For you also ask, 'What's in it for me? What's the use of living a righteous life?'
When you see thieves, you approve of them, and you spend your time with adulterers.
Did I keep my heart pure for nothing? Did I keep myself innocent for no reason?
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