New International Version
"Only grant me these two things, God, and then I will not hide from you:
King James Bible
Only do not two things unto me: then will I not hide myself from thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Only do not two things unto me; then will I not hide myself from thee.
World English Bible
"Only don't do two things to me; then I will not hide myself from your face:
Young's Literal Translation
Only two things, O God, do with me: Then from Thy face I am not hidden.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Only do not two things unto me - These two things are the following:
1. Withdraw thine hand far from me - remove the heavy affliction which thy hand has inflicted.
2. Let not thy dread make me afraid - terrify me not with dreadful displays of thy majesty. The reasons of this request are sufficiently evident:
1. How can a man stand in a court of justice and plead for his life, when under grievous bodily affliction? Withdraw thy hand far from me.
2. Is it to be expected that a man can be sufficiently recollected, and in self-possession, to plead for his life, when he is overwhelmed with the awful appearance of the judge, the splendor of the court, and the various ensigns of justice? Let not thy dread make me afraid.
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LibraryStruggles of Conscience
I shall attempt to address you in the following order this morning. First, a little by way of consolation; then, a little by way of instruction; a little more upon discrimination or caution; and in the last place, a few sentences by way of exhortation. I. First, beloved, let me speak to you who are desiring to feel more and more your sins, and whose prayer is the prayer of the text, "Lord how many are mine iniquities and my sins, make me to know my transgression and my sin." Let me try to COMFORT …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860
Not Now, but Hereafter!
A Canticle of Love
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Can anyone bring charges against me? If so, I will be silent and die.
Withdraw your hand far from me, and stop frightening me with your terrors.
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