New International Version
If I say, 'I will forget my complaint, I will change my expression, and smile,'
King James Bible
If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness, and comfort myself:
Darby Bible Translation
If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my [sad] countenance, and brighten up,
World English Bible
If I say, 'I will forget my complaint, I will put off my sad face, and cheer up;'
Young's Literal Translation
Though I say, 'I forget my talking, I forsake my corner, and I brighten up!'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will forget my complaint - I will forsake or forego my complaining. I will leave off my heaviness. Vulgate, I will change my countenance - force myself to smile, and endeavor to assume the appearance of comfort.
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What is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.--JAS. 4:14. My days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good. They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey.--Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep . . . in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up: in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.--Man that is born of a woman …
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Later English Reformers
"Therefore I will not keep silent; I will speak out in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
"Yet if I speak, my pain is not relieved; and if I refrain, it does not go away.
hear me and answer me. My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught
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