New Living Translation
The grave is their eternal home, where they will stay forever. They may name their estates after themselves,
King James Bible
Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.
Darby Bible Translation
Their inward thought is, that their houses are for ever,their dwelling-places from generation to generation: they call the lands after their own names.
World English Bible
Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, and their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.
Young's Literal Translation
Their heart is: Their houses are to the age, Their tabernacles to all generations. They proclaimed their names over the lands.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
49:11 Thought - Tho' they are ashamed to express, yet it is their secret hope. Houses - Either their posterity, often called mens houses: or their mansion - houses, as it is explained in the next clause. For ever - To them and theirs in succeeding generations. Call - Fondly dreaming by this means to immortalize their memories.
LibraryNotes on the Second Century
Page 94. Line 9. The Book of ---- The reference here is to the apocryphal Wisdom of Solomon xiii. 1-5. Page 104. Med. 33. As originally written this Meditation commenced thus: Whether the sufferings of an. Angel would have been meritorious or no I will not dispute: but'---- And the following sentence, which comes after the first, has also been crossedout: So that it was an honour and no injury to be called to it: And so great an honour that it was an ornament to God himself, and an honour even to …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
The Kinsman Redeemer
Out of the Deep of Doubt, Darkness, and Hell.
The Christian Business World
Cain had sexual relations with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Then Cain founded a city, which he named Enoch, after his son.
Meanwhile, a man named Nobah captured the town of Kenath and its surrounding villages, and he renamed that area Nobah after himself.
Jair, a leader from the tribe of Manasseh, conquered the whole Argob region in Bashan, all the way to the border of the Geshurites and Maacathites. Jair renamed this region after himself, calling it the Towns of Jair, as it is still known today.)
They cling to their home for security, but it won't last. They try to hold it tight, but it will not endure.
They think, "Nothing bad will ever happen to us! We will be free of trouble forever!"
As they plot their crimes, they say, "We have devised the perfect plan!" Yes, the human heart and mind are cunning.
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