New Living Translation
In this life they consider themselves fortunate and are applauded for their success.
King James Bible
Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and men will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself.
Darby Bible Translation
Though he blessed his soul in his lifetime, and men will praise thee when thou doest well to thyself, --
World English Bible
Though while he lived he blessed his soul-- and men praise you when you do well for yourself--
Young's Literal Translation
For his soul in his life he blesseth, (And they praise thee when thou dost well for thyself.)
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
49:18 Blessed - He applauded himself as an happy man. Men - And as he flatters himself, so parasites flatter him for their own advantage. When - When thou dost indulge thyself, and advance thy worldly interest.
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
And I'll sit back and say to myself, "My friend, you have enough stored away for years to come. Now take it easy! Eat, drink, and be merry!"'
"Those who hear the warnings of this curse should not congratulate themselves, thinking, 'I am safe, even though I am following the desires of my own stubborn heart.' This would lead to utter ruin!
For they brag about their evil desires; they praise the greedy and curse the LORD.
They think, "Nothing bad will ever happen to us! We will be free of trouble forever!"
In their blind conceit, they cannot see how wicked they really are.
This is the fate of fools, though they are remembered as being wise. Interlude
To reject the law is to praise the wicked; to obey the law is to fight them.
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