New International Version
If I hold my head high, you stalk me like a lion and again display your awesome power against me.
King James Bible
For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou shewest thyself marvellous upon me.
Darby Bible Translation
And it increaseth: thou huntest me as a fierce lion; and ever again thou shewest thy marvellous power upon me.
World English Bible
If my head is held high, you hunt me like a lion. Again you show yourself powerful to me.
Young's Literal Translation
And it riseth -- as a lion Thou huntest me. And Thou turnest back -- Thou shewest Thyself wonderful in me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For it increaseth - Probably this refers to the affliction mentioned above, which is increased in proportion to its duration. Every day made his escape from such a load of evils less and less probable.
Thou huntest me as a fierce lion - As the hunters attack the king of beasts in the forest, so my friends attack me. They assail me on every side.
Thou showest thyself marvelous - Thy designs, thy ways, thy works, are all incomprehensible to me; thou dost both confound and overpower me. Mr. Good translates thus: -
"For uprousing as a ravenous lion dost thou spring upon me.
And again thou showest over me thy vast power."
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Now, I propose to address myself to the two classes of persons who are making use of this question. First, I shall speak to the tried saint; and then I shall speak to the seeking sinner, who has been seeking peace and pardon through Christ, but who has not as yet found it, but, on the contrary, has been buffeted by the law, and driven away from the mercy-seat in despair. I. First, then, to THE CHILD OF GOD. I have--I know I have--in this great assembly, some who have come to Job's position. They …
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