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Wisdom of Solomon

1611 KJV < < Chapter 11 > > Modern

11:1 She prospered their works in the hand of the holy Prophet.

  

11:1 She prospered their works in the hand of the holy prophet.

11:2 They went thorough the wildernesse that was not inhabited, and pitched tents in places where there lay no way.

11:2 They went through the wilderness that was not inhabited, and pitched tents in places where there lay no way.

11:3 They stood against their enemies, and were auenged of their aduersaries.

11:3 They stood against their enemies, and were avenged of their adversaries.

11:4 When they were thirsty they called vpon thee, and water was giuen them out of the flinty rocke, and their thirst was quenched out of the hard stone.

11:4 When they were thirsty, they called upon thee, and water was given them out of the flinty rock, and their thirst was quenched out of the hard stone.

11:5 For by what things their enemies were punished, by the same they in their neede were benefited.

11:5 For by what things their enemies were punished, by the same they in their need were benefited.

11:6 For in stead of a fountaine of a perpetuall running riuer, troubled with foule blood,

11:6 For instead of of a perpetual running river troubled with foul blood,

11:7 For a manifest reproofe of that commandement, whereby the infants were slaine, thou gauest vnto them abundance of water by a meanes which they hoped not for,

11:7 For a manifest reproof of that commandment, whereby the infants were slain, thou gavest unto them abundance of water by a means which they hoped not for:

11:8 Declaring by that thirst then, how thou hadst punished their aduersaries.

11:8 Declaring by that thirst then how thou hadst punished their adversaries.

11:9 For when they were tryed, albeit but in mercy chastised, they knew how the vngodly were iudged in wrath and tormented thirsting in another maner then the Iust.

11:9 For when they were tried albeit but in mercy chastised, they knew how the ungodly were judged in wrath and tormented, thirsting in another manner than the just.

11:10 For these thou didst admonish, and trie as a father: but the other as a seuere king thou didst condemne and punish.

11:10 For these thou didst admonish and try, as a father: but the other, as a severe king, thou didst condemn and punish.

11:11 Whether they were absent, or present, they were vexed alike.

11:11 Whether they were absent or present, they were vexed alike.

11:12 For a double griefe came vpon them, and a groaning for the remembrance of things past.

11:12 For a double grief came upon them, and a groaning for the remembrance of things past.

11:13 For when they heard by their owne punishments the other to be benefited, they had some feeling of the Lord.

11:13 For when they heard by their own punishments the other to be benefited, they had some feeling of the Lord.

11:14 For whom they reiected with scorne when hee was long before throwen out at the casting forth [of the infants], him in the end, when they saw what came to passe, they admired.

11:14 For whom they respected with scorn, when he was long before thrown out at the casting forth of the infants, him in the end, when they saw what came to pass, they admired.

11:15 But for the foolish deuises of their wickednesse, wherewith being deceiued, they worshipped serpents voyd of reason, and vile beasts: thou didst send a multitude of vnreasonable beasts vpon them for vengeance,

11:15 But for the foolish devices of their wickedness, wherewith being deceived they worshipped serpents void of reason, and vile beasts, thou didst send a multitude of unreasonable beasts upon them for vengeance;

11:16 That they might knowe that wherewithall a man sinneth, by the same also shall he be punished.

11:16 That they might know, that wherewithal a man sinneth, by the same also shall he be punished.

11:17 For thy Almighty hand that made the world of matter without forme, wanted not meanes to send among them a multitude of Beares, or fierce Lyons,

11:17 For thy Almighty hand, that made the world of matter without form, wanted not means to send among them a multitude of bears or fierce lions,

11:18 Or vnknowen wild beasts full of rage newly created, breathing out either a fiery vapour, or filthy sents of scattered smoake, or shooting horrible sparkles out of their eyes:

11:18 Or unknown wild beasts, full of rage, newly created, breathing out either a fiery vapour, or filthy scents of scattered smoke, or shooting horrible sparkles out of their eyes:

11:19 Whereof not onely the harme might dispatch them at once: but also the terrible sight vtterly destroy them.

11:19 Whereof not only the harm might dispatch them at once, but also the terrible sight utterly destroy them.

11:20 Yea and without these might they haue fallen downe with one blast, being persecuted of vengeance, and scattered abroad thorough the breath of thy power, but thou hast ordered all things in measure, and number, and weight.

11:20 Yea, and without these might they have fallen down with one blast, being persecuted of vengeance, and scattered abroad through the breath of thy power: but thou hast ordered all things in measure and number and weight.

11:21 For thou canst shew thy great strength at all times when thou wilt, and who may withstand the power of thine arme?

11:21 For thou canst shew thy great strength at all times when thou wilt; and who may withstand the power of thine arm?

11:22 For the whole world before thee is as a litle graine of the ballance, yea as a drop of the morning dew that falleth downe vpon the earth.

11:22 For the whole world before thee is as a little grain of the balance, yea, as a drop of the morning dew that falleth down upon the earth.

11:23 But thou hast mercy vpon all: for thou canst doe all things, and winkest at the sinnes of men: because they should amend.

11:23 But thou hast mercy upon all; for thou canst do all things, and winkest at the sins of men, because they should amend.

11:24 For thou louest all the things that are, and abhorrest nothing which thou hast made: for neuer wouldest thou haue made any thing, if thou hadst hated it.

11:24 For thou lovest all the things that are, and abhorrest nothing which thou hast made: for never wouldest thou have made any thing, if thou hadst hated it.

11:25 And how could any thing haue endured if it had not beene thy will? or beene preserued, if not called by thee?

11:25 And how could any thing have endured, if it had not been thy will? or been preserved, if not called by thee?

11:26 But thou sparest all: for they are thine, O Lord, thou louer of soules.

11:26 But thou sparest all: for they are thine, O Lord, thou lover of souls.


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