Job 7:8
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New International Version
The eye that now sees me will see me no longer; you will look for me, but I will be no more.

King James Bible
The eye of him that hath seen me shall see me no more: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not.

Darby Bible Translation
The eye of him that hath seen me shall behold me no [more]: thine eyes are upon me, and I am not.

World English Bible
The eye of him who sees me shall see me no more. Your eyes shall be on me, but I shall not be.

Young's Literal Translation
The eye of my beholder beholdeth me not. Thine eyes are upon me -- and I am not.

Job 7:8 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Shall see me no more - If I die in my present state, with all this load of undeserved odium which is cast upon me by my friends, I shall never have an opportunity of vindicating my character, and regaining the good opinion of mankind.

Thine eyes are upon one, and I am not - Thou canst look me into nothing. Or, Let thine eye be upon me as judged to death, and I shall immediately cease to live among men.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The eye.

Job 20:9 The eye also which saw him shall see him no more; neither shall his place any more behold him.

Psalm 37:36 Yet he passed away, and, see, he was not: yes, I sought him, but he could not be found.

thine eyes.

Job 13:27 You put my feet also in the stocks, and look narrowly to all my paths; you set a print on the heels of my feet.

Job 14:3 And does you open your eyes on such an one, and bring me into judgment with you?

Psalm 39:11 When you with rebukes do correct man for iniquity, you make his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.

Psalm 90:8,9 You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your countenance...

I am not. that is, I can live no longer.

Job 7:21 And why do you not pardon my transgression, and take away my iniquity? for now shall I sleep in the dust...

Library
December 4 Evening
I would not live alway.--JOB 7:16. And I said, O that I had wings like a dove, for then would I fly away, and be at rest. I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest. In this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven. For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.--Having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better.
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Of Resisting Temptation
So long as we live in the world, we cannot be without trouble and trial. Wherefore it is written in Job, The life of man upon the earth is a trial.(1) And therefore ought each of us to give heed concerning trials and temptations, and watch unto prayer, lest the devil find occasion to deceive; for he never sleepeth, but goeth about seeking whom he may devour. No man is so perfect in holiness that he hath never temptations, nor can we ever be wholly free from them. 2. Yet, notwithstanding, temptations
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

The 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,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

What Now Shall I Say Concerning the Very Carefulness and Watchfulness against Sin? "Who...
48. What now shall I say concerning the very carefulness and watchfulness against sin? "Who shall boast that he hath a chaste heart? or who shall boast that he is clean from sin?" [2200] Holy virginity is indeed inviolate from the mother's womb; but "no one," saith he, "is clean in Thy sight, not even the infant whose life is of one day upon the earth." [2201] There is kept also in faith inviolate a certain virginal chastity, whereby the Church is joined as a chaste virgin unto One Husband: but That
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.

Cross References
2 Samuel 12:23
But now that he is dead, why should I go on fasting? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me."

Job 3:13
For now I would be lying down in peace; I would be asleep and at rest

Job 7:21
Why do you not pardon my offenses and forgive my sins? For I will soon lie down in the dust; you will search for me, but I will be no more."

Job 8:18
But when it is torn from its spot, that place disowns it and says, 'I never saw you.'

Job 20:9
The eye that saw him will not see him again; his place will look on him no more.

Job 27:19
He lies down wealthy, but will do so no more; when he opens his eyes, all is gone.

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