New International Version
He has made me dwell in darkness like those long dead.
King James Bible
He hath set me in dark places, as they that be dead of old.
Darby Bible Translation
He hath made me to dwell in dark places as those that have been long dead.
World English Bible
He has made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.
Young's Literal Translation
In dark places He hath caused me to dwell, As the dead of old.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath builded against me - Perhaps there is a reference here to the mounds and ramparts raised by the Chaldeans in order to take the city.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryFebruary the Twenty-Fourth Moving Towards Daybreak
"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; …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
The Ambassadors from Babylon
Meditations for one that is Like to Die.
I am set apart with the dead, like the slain who lie in the grave, whom you remember no more, who are cut off from your care.
You have put me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths.
The enemy pursues me, he crushes me to the ground; he makes me dwell in the darkness like those long dead.
Like the blind we grope along the wall, feeling our way like people without eyes. At midday we stumble as if it were twilight; among the strong, we are like the dead.
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