Folks, just in case you missed it, there’s another blog to which I contribute very regularly – Proverbial Thought.
Here is today’s entry… I hope it’s a blessing, especially if you are experiencing a storm in your life.
“As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.”
Comparison of Versions
To begin with, let us look at some other Bible versions. I think it would be interesting to see how this verse is treated.
- When the storms of life come, the wicked are whirled away, but the godly have a lasting foundation. – NLT
- When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever. – NIV
- When the tempest passes, the wicked is no more, but the righteous is established forever. – ESV
Do you see the similarity? Do you understand the point being made? Storms will come to both the righteous and the wicked, but only one has a sure foundation.
My favorite hymn is The Solid Rock. It is an old hymn that says, “My hope is built on nothing…
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