Job 17:7
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King James Version
Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.

Darby Bible Translation
And mine eye is dim by reason of grief, and all my members are as a shadow.

World English Bible
My eye also is dim by reason of sorrow. All my members are as a shadow.

Young's Literal Translation
And dim from sorrow is mine eye, And my members as a shadow all of them.

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King James Translators' Notes

my members: or, my thoughts

Geneva Study Bible

Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.Job 17:7 Parallel Commentaries

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Whether Christ Went Down into the Hell of the Lost?
Objection 1: It would seem that Christ went down into the hell of the lost, because it is said by the mouth of Divine Wisdom (Ecclus. 24:45): "I will penetrate to all the lower parts of the earth." But the hell of the lost is computed among the lower parts of the earth according to Ps. 62:10: "They shall go into the lower parts of the earth." Therefore Christ who is the Wisdom of God, went down even into the hell of the lost. Objection 2: Further, Peter says (Acts 2:24) that "God hath raised up Christ,
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Another Shorter Evening Prayer.
O eternal God and heavenly Father, if I were not taught and assured by the promises of thy gospel, and the examples of Peter, Mary Magdalene, the publican, the prodigal child, and many other penitent sinners, that thou art so full of compassion, and so ready to forgive the greatest sinners, who are heaviest laden with sin, at what time soever they return unto thee with penitent hearts, lamenting their sins, and imploring thy grace, I should despair for mine own sins, and be utterly discouraged from
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Job
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Job 16:8
And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me beareth witness to my face.

Job 16:16
My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death;

Job 16:20
My friends scorn me: but mine eye poureth out tears unto God.

Psalm 6:7
Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.

Lamentations 5:17
For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.

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