Wisdom of Solomon 9:15

Deuterocanon

13 For who can learn the counsel of God? Or who can discern what the Lord wills? 14 For the reasoning of mortals is worthless, and our designs are likely to fail; 15 for a perishable body weighs down the soul, and this earthy tent burdens the thoughtful mind. 16 We can hardly guess at what is on earth, and what is at hand we find with labor; but who has traced out what is in the heavens? 17 Who has learned your counsel, unless you have given wisdom and sent your holy spirit from on high?

2 Peter 1:13

New Testament

11 For thus an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, will be richly provided for you. 12 Therefore, I intend to remind you constantly of these things even though you know them and are well established in the truth that you now have. 13 Indeed, as long as I am in this tabernacle, I consider it right to stir you up by way of a reminder, 14 since I know that my tabernacle will soon be removed because our Lord Jesus Christ revealed this to me. 15 Indeed, I will also make every effort that, after my departure, you have a testimony of these things.

 Notes and References

"... SkeĢ„nos ("tent") was often used metaphorically of the physical body. See, for example, Wisdom of Solomon 9:15, 'this earthy tent burdens the thoughtful mind' and 2 Peter 1:13-14, 'as long as I live in the tent of this body' ..."

Belleville, Linda L. 2 Corinthians (p. 88) IVP Academic, 2011

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