New Living Translation
First, help me never to tell a lie. Second, give me neither poverty nor riches! Give me just enough to satisfy my needs.
King James Bible
Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:
Darby Bible Translation
Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the bread of my daily need:
World English Bible
Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is needful for me;
Young's Literal Translation
Vanity and a lying word put far from me, Poverty or wealth give not to me, Cause me to eat the bread of my portion,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
30:8 Vanity - All vanity of heart and life; a vain conversation, or a love of the vain things of this world. Lies - All falsehood and deceit in my words and carriage. Convenient - Moderate and suitable both to my natural necessities, and to that condition of life in which thou hast put me.
LibraryOf the Name of God
Exod. iii. 13, 14.--"And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you." We are now about this question, What God is. But who can answer it? Or, if answered, who can understand it? It should astonish us in …
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"Wash You, Make You Clean, Put Away the Evil of Your Doings from Before Mine Eyes; Cease to do Evil,"
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners Or, a Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ, to his Poor Servant, John Bunyan
Give us today the food we need,
1 Timothy 6:8
So if we have enough food and clothing, let us be content.
I have not departed from his commands, but have treasured his words more than daily food.
O God, I beg two favors from you; let me have them before I die.
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