New Living Translation
"God is mighty, but he does not despise anyone! He is mighty in both power and understanding.
King James Bible
Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: he is mighty in strength and wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
Lo, �God is mighty, but despiseth not any; mighty in strength of understanding:
World English Bible
"Behold, God is mighty, and doesn't despise anyone. He is mighty in strength of understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, God is mighty, and despiseth not, Mighty in power and heart.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
36:5 Despiseth - His greatness doth not make him (as it doth men) despise, or oppress the meanest. Wisdom - His strength is guided by wisdom, and therefore cannot do any thing unbecoming God, or unjust to his creatures.
LibraryWhether Hypocrisy is the Same as Dissimulation?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. For dissimulation consists in lying by deeds. But there may be hypocrisy in showing outwardly what one does inwardly, according to Mat. 6:2, "When thou dost an alms-deed sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do." Therefore hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. Objection 2: Further, Gregory says (Moral. xxxi, 7): "Some there are who wear the habit of holiness, yet are unable to attain the merit of perfection. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Great Teacher
"That which was from the Beginning,"
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