With this bless we God, even the Father; and with this curse we men, who are made after the similitude of God.
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George Leo Haydock
By it we bless God:Such different effects from the same cause, as of blessing God, and cursing men, created to the likeness of God, seem contrary to the ordinary course of nature; for a fountain form the same source doth not send forth both sweet and bitter streams.
Who is a wise man, and endued with knowledge among you? This seems to be connected with the admonition given at the beginning of the chapter, be not many masters; let none pretend to this but who have wisdom and knowledge, which also may be known by their prudent and mild conversation.