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Proverbs 30:14 DBY

14 -- a generation whose teeth are swords, and their jaw-teeth knives, to devour the afflicted from off the earth, and the needy from [among] men.

Study tools for Proverbs 30:14

  • a 30:1 - Lit. 'burden' or 'oracle;' as 'music,' 1Chron. 15.22. The word 'uttered,' here is as Ps. 36.1.
  • b 30:3 - See Note i, ch. 9.10.
  • c 30:5 - Imrah: see Ps. 119.11.
  • d 30:5 - Or 'tried,' as Ps. 18.30: see Ps. 119.140.
  • e 30:9 - Strictly, 'lay hands on:' for this use of the word, see ver. 28.
  • f 30:10 - Or 'Accuse not.'
  • g 30:22 - Or 'fool,' 'vile person,' Nabal: see ch. 1.7.
  • h 30:26 - See Lev. 11.5; Ps. 104.18.
  • i 30:30 - Strictly, 'an old lion:' see Job 4.11.
  • j 30:31 - Possibly, 'a war-horse.'