New American Standard Bible
"You would lie down and none would disturb you, And many would entreat your favor.
King James Bible
Also thou shalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid; yea, many shall make suit unto thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Yea, thou shalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid; and many shall seek thy favour.
World English Bible
Also you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. Yes, many shall court your favor.
Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast rested, And none is causing trembling, And many have entreated thy face;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Many shall make suit unto thee - Many shall come in a suppliant manner to ask counsel and advice. The meaning is, that he would be a man of distinction, to whom many would look for counsel. This was evidently an honor highly valued in the East, and one on which Job had formerly pridcd himself; see Job 29:7-13.
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1 Can creatures to perfection find  Th' eternal uncreated mind? Or can the largest stretch of thought Measure and search his nature out? 2 'Tis high as heaven, 'tis deep as hell, And what can mortals know or tell? His glory spreads beyond the sky, And all the shining worlds on high. 3 But man, vain man, would fain be wise, Born like a wild young colt he flies Thro' all the follies of his mind, And swells and snuffs the empty wind. 4 God is a King of power unknown, Firm are the orders of his throne; …
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I shall also grant peace in the land, so that you may lie down with no one making you tremble. I shall also eliminate harmful beasts from the land, and no sword will pass through your land.
"Then you would trust, because there is hope; And you would look around and rest securely.
In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety.
It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.
When you lie down, you will not be afraid; When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
"The cities of Aroer are forsaken; They will be for flocks to lie down in, And there will be no one to frighten them.
Thus says the LORD, "The products of Egypt and the merchandise of Cush And the Sabeans, men of stature, Will come over to you and will be yours; They will walk behind you, they will come over in chains And will bow down to you; They will make supplication to you: 'Surely, God is with you, and there is none else, No other God.'"
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