New International Version
indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long.
King James Bible
Surely against me is he turned; he turneth his hand against me all the day.
Darby Bible Translation
Surely against me hath he turned again and again his hand all the day.
World English Bible
Surely against me he turns his hand again and again all the day.
Young's Literal Translation
Surely against me He turneth back, He turneth His hand all the day.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath - brought me into darkness - In the sacred writings, darkness is often taken for calamity, light, for prosperity.
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"He hath brought me into darkness, but not into light." --LAMENTATIONS iii. 1-9. But a man may be in darkness, and yet in motion toward the light. I was in the darkness of the subway, and it was close and oppressive, but I was moving toward the light and fragrance of the open country. I entered into a tunnel in the Black Country in England, but the motion was continued, and we emerged amid fields of loveliness. And therefore the great thing to remember is that God's darknesses are not His goals; …
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Your arrows have pierced me, and your hand has come down on me.
Therefore the LORD's anger burns against his people; his hand is raised and he strikes them down. The mountains shake, and the dead bodies are like refuse in the streets. Yet for all this, his anger is not turned away, his hand is still upraised.
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