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Life will be brighter than noonday, and darkness will become like morning.
King James Bible
And thine age shall be clearer than the noonday; thou shalt shine forth, thou shalt be as the morning.
Darby Bible Translation
And life shall arise brighter than noonday; though thou be enshrouded in darkness, thou shalt be as the morning,
World English Bible
Life shall be clearer than the noonday. Though there is darkness, it shall be as the morning.
Young's Literal Translation
And above the noon doth age rise, Thou fliest -- as the morning thou art.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thine age shall be clearer than the noonday - The rest of thy life shall be unclouded prosperity.
Thou shalt shine forth - Thou shalt be in this unclouded state, as the sun in the firmament of heaven, giving light and heat to all around thee.
Thou shalt be as the morning - Thus the sun of thy prosperity shall arise, and shine more and more unto the perfect day. This is the image which the sacred writer employs, and it is correct and elegant.
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be clearer than. Heb. arise above, etc. thou shalt
LibraryThe Eternity and Unchangeableness of God.
Exod. iii. 14.--"I AM THAT I AM."--Psal. xc. 2.--"Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting thou art God."--Job xi. 7-9.--"Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea." This is the chief point of saving knowledge, …
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"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety.
Surely then you will find delight in the Almighty and will lift up your face to God.
What you decide on will be done, and light will shine on your ways.
when his lamp shone on my head and by his light I walked through darkness!
He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.
Even in darkness light dawns for the upright, for those who are gracious and compassionate and righteous.
The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.
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