New American Standard Bible
"He flies away like a dream, and they cannot find him; Even like a vision of the night he is chased away.
King James Bible
He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.
Darby Bible Translation
He flieth away as a dream, and is not found; and is chased away as a vision of the night.
World English Bible
He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found. Yes, he shall be chased away like a vision of the night.
Young's Literal Translation
As a dream he fleeth, and they find him not, And he is driven away as a vision of the night,
Job 20:8 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
As a vision of the night - As when one in a dream seems to see objects which vanish when he awakes. The parallelism requires us to understand this of what appears in a dream, and not of a spectre. In our dreams we "seem" to see objects, and when we awake they vanish.
LibraryWhether the Ashes from which the Human Body Will be Restored have any Natural Inclination Towards the Soul which Will be United to Them?
Objection 1: It would seem that the ashes from which the human body will be restored will have a natural inclination towards the soul which will be united to them. For if they had no inclination towards the soul, they would stand in the same relation to that soul as other ashes. Therefore it would make no difference whether the body that is to be united to that soul were restored from those ashes or from others: and this is false. Objection 2: Further, the body is more dependent on the soul than …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
"All around terrors frighten him, And harry him at every step.
"He is driven from light into darkness, And chased from the inhabited world.
"Terrors overtake him like a flood; A tempest steals him away in the night.
"The east wind carries him away, and he is gone, For it whirls him away from his place.
"Men will clap their hands at him And will hiss him from his place.
Like a dream when one awakes, O Lord, when aroused, You will despise their form.
You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.
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