New International Version
his archers surround me. Without pity, he pierces my kidneys and spills my gall on the ground.
King James Bible
His archers compass me round about, he cleaveth my reins asunder, and doth not spare; he poureth out my gall upon the ground.
Darby Bible Translation
His arrows encompass me round about, he cleaveth my reins asunder and doth not spare; he poureth out my gall upon the ground.
World English Bible
His archers surround me. He splits my kidneys apart, and does not spare. He pours out my gall on the ground.
Young's Literal Translation
Go round against me do his archers. He splitteth my reins, and spareth not, He poureth out to the earth my gall.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His archers compass me - רביו rabbaiv "his great ones." The Vulgate and Septuagint translate this his spears; the Syriac, Arabic, and Chaldee, his arrows. On this and the following verse Mr. Heath observes: "The metaphor is here taken from huntsmen: first, they surround the beast; then he is shot dead; his entrails are next taken out; and then his body is broken up limb by limb."
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To Theoctista, Patrician  . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have …
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The arrows of the Almighty are in me, my spirit drinks in their poison; God's terrors are marshaled against me.
His troops advance in force; they build a siege ramp against me and encamp around my tent.
He pulls it out of his back, the gleaming point out of his liver. Terrors will come over him;
Can his forces be numbered? On whom does his light not rise?
Like an enemy he has strung his bow; his right hand is ready. Like a foe he has slain all who were pleasing to the eye; he has poured out his wrath like fire on the tent of Daughter Zion.
My eyes fail from weeping, I am in torment within; my heart is poured out on the ground because my people are destroyed, because children and infants faint in the streets of the city.
he dragged me from the path and mangled me and left me without help.
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