New Living Translation
You see me now, but not for long. You will look for me, but I will be gone.
King James Bible
The eye of him that hath seen me shall see me no more: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not.
Darby Bible Translation
The eye of him that hath seen me shall behold me no more: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not.
World English Bible
The eye of him who sees me shall see me no more. Your eyes shall be on me, but I shall not be.
Young's Literal Translation
The eye of my beholder beholdeth me not. Thine eyes are upon me -- and I am not.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:8 No more - In this mortal state: I shall never return to this life again. Am not - If thou cast one angry look upon me, I am not; thou canst look me into eternity.
LibraryWhether the Souls who are in Heaven or Hell are Able to Go from Thence?
Objection 1: It would seem that the souls in heaven or hell are unable to go from thence. For Augustine says (De Cura pro Mort. xiii): "If the souls of the dead took any part in the affairs of the living, to say nothing of others, there is myself whom not for a single night would my loving mother fail to visit since she followed me by land and sea in order to abide with me": and from this he concludes that the souls of the departed do not mingle in the affairs of the living. But they would be able …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
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2 Samuel 12:23
But why should I fast when he is dead? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him one day, but he cannot return to me."
Had I died at birth, I would now be at peace. I would be asleep and at rest.
Why not just forgive my sin and take away my guilt? For soon I will lie down in the dust and die. When you look for me, I will be gone."
But when it is uprooted, it's as though it never existed!
Those who once saw them will see them no more. Their families will never see them again.
The wicked go to bed rich but wake to find that all their wealth is gone.
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