New American Standard Bible
When the sun rises they withdraw And lie down in their dens.
King James Bible
The sun ariseth, they gather themselves together, and lay them down in their dens.
Darby Bible Translation
The sun ariseth, they retreat, and lay them down in their dens.
World English Bible
The sun rises, and they steal away, and lay down in their dens.
Young's Literal Translation
The sun riseth, they are gathered, And in their dens they crouch.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The sun ariseth - A new scene in this endless variety of incidents in a world full of life and beauty. The psalmist sees the light break in the east, and the sun appear above the horizon - and the whole scene is changed. The animals that had gone forth at night are seen to return again to their hiding-places, and man in his turn Psalm 104:23 is seen to go forth to his daily toil.
They gather themselves together - Though scattered in the night, when light returns, they all bend their steps to the places where they are accustomed to repose in the daytime. The scene is most beautiful. At night they sally forth for their prey; when the morning light returns, they all retrace their steps to the places in dens and caverns where they pass the day, and there they repose in silence until night returns again.
LibraryOf Good Angels
"Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?" Heb. 1:14. 1. Many of the ancient Heathens had (probably from tradition) some notion of good and evil angels. They had some conception of a superior order of beings, between men and God, whom the Greeks generally termed demons, (knowing ones,) and the Romans, genii. Some of these they supposed to be kind and benevolent, delighting in doing good; others, to be malicious and cruel, delighting in …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
Seventh Sunday after Trinity. O Lord, How Manifold are Thy Works; in Wisdom Hast Thou Made them All; the Earth is Full of Thy Riches.
Epistle xvii. To Felix, Bishop of Messana.
The Host of Heaven and of Earth.
"Then the beast goes into its lair And remains in its den.
Man goes forth to his work And to his labor until evening.
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