New American Standard Bible
But those who seek my life to destroy it, Will go into the depths of the earth.
King James Bible
But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth;
World English Bible
But those who seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
And they who for desolation seek my soul, Go in to the lower parts of the earth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But those that seek my soul to destroy it - Who seek my life; who endeavor to kill me. This language would well describe the purposes of Absalom and his followers.
Shall go into the lower parts of the earth - Shall descend into the earth; into the deepest graves. He would live; but they would perish.
LibraryWhether Oaths are Desirable and to be Used Frequently as Something Useful and Good?
Objection 1: It would seem that oaths are desirable and to be used frequently as something useful and good. Just as a vow is an act of religion, so is an oath. Now it is commendable and more meritorious to do a thing by vow, because a vow is an act of religion, as stated above (Q, A). Therefore for the same reason, to do or say a thing with an oath is more commendable, and consequently oaths are desirable as being good essentially. Objection 2: Further, Jerome, commenting on Mat. 5:34, …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Joint Heirs and their Divine Portion
Let those be ashamed and humiliated together Who seek my life to destroy it; Let those be turned back and dishonored Who delight in my hurt.
For strangers have risen against me And violent men have sought my life; They have not set God before them. Selah.
Let death come deceitfully upon them; Let them go down alive to Sheol, For evil is in their dwelling, in their midst.
My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth;
so that all the trees by the waters may not be exalted in their stature, nor set their top among the clouds, nor their well-watered mighty ones stand erect in their height. For they have all been given over to death, to the earth beneath, among the sons of men, with those who go down to the pit."
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