Job 10:20
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Are not my few days almost over? Turn away from me so I can have a moment's joy

King James Bible
Are not my days few? cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little,

Darby Bible Translation
Are not my days few? cease then and let me alone, that I may revive a little,

World English Bible
Aren't my days few? Cease then. Leave me alone, that I may find a little comfort,

Young's Literal Translation
Are not my days few? Cease then, and put from me, And I brighten up a little,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Are not my days few? - My life cannot be long; let me have a little respite before I die.

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my days few

Job 7:6,7,16 My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope...

Job 8:9 (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days on earth are a shadow:)

Job 9:25,26 Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good...

Job 14:1 Man that is born of a woman is of few days and full of trouble.

Psalm 39:5 Behold, you have made my days as an handbreadth; and my age is as nothing before you...

Psalm 103:15,16 As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourishes...

cease

Job 7:17-21 What is man, that you should magnify him? and that you should set your heart on him...

Job 13:21 Withdraw your hand far from me: and let not your dread make me afraid.

Psalm 39:13 O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.

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The Sweet Uses of Adversity
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
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859

Whether the Damned are in Material Darkness?
Objection 1: It would seem that the damned are not in material darkness. For commenting on Job 10:22, "But everlasting horror dwelleth," Gregory says (Moral. ix): "Although that fire will give no light for comfort, yet, that it may torment the more it does give light for a purpose, for by the light of its flame the wicked will see their followers whom they have drawn thither from the world." Therefore the darkness there is not material. Objection 2: Further, the damned see their own punishment, for
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
The sixth case, that we shall speak a little to, is a deadness, occasioned by the Lord's hiding of himself, who is their life, and "the fountain of life," Ps. xxxvi. 9, and "whose loving-kindness is better than life," Ps. lxiii. 3, and "in whose favour is their life," Ps. xxx. 5. A case, which the frequent complaints of the saints manifest to be rife enough, concerning which we shall, 1. Shew some of the consequences of the Lord's hiding his face, whereby the soul's case will appear. 2. Shew the
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

The Beginning of Justification. In what Sense Progressive.
1. Men either idolatrous, profane, hypocritical, or regenerate. 1. Idolaters void of righteousness, full of unrighteousness, and hence in the sight of God altogether wretched and undone. 2. Still a great difference in the characters of men. This difference manifested. 1. In the gifts of God. 2. In the distinction between honorable and base. 3. In the blessings of he present life. 3. All human virtue, how praiseworthy soever it may appear, is corrupted. 1. By impurity of heart. 2. By the absence of
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Cross References
Job 7:16
I despise my life; I would not live forever. Let me alone; my days have no meaning.

Job 7:19
Will you never look away from me, or let me alone even for an instant?

Job 9:18
He would not let me catch my breath but would overwhelm me with misery.

Job 10:19
If only I had never come into being, or had been carried straight from the womb to the grave!

Job 14:1
"Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble.

Psalm 39:13
Look away from me, that I may enjoy life again before I depart and am no more."

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