Psalm 103:16
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New International Version
the wind blows over it and it is gone, and its place remembers it no more.

King James Bible
For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more.

Darby Bible Translation
For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone, and the place thereof knoweth it no more.

World English Bible
For the wind passes over it, and it is gone. Its place remembers it no more.

Young's Literal Translation
For a wind hath passed over it, and it is not, And its place doth not discern it any more.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The wind passeth over it - Referring perhaps to some blasting pestilential wind.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the wind

Job 27:20,21 Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest steals him away in the night...

Isaiah 40:7 The grass wither, the flower fades: because the spirit of the LORD blows on it: surely the people is grass.

it is gone. Heb. it is not

Job 7:6-10 My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope...

Job 8:18,19 If he destroy him from his place, then it shall deny him, saying, I have not seen you...

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

Library
November 6. "Bless the Lord, O, My Soul" (Ps. Ciii. 1).
"Bless the Lord, O, my soul" (Ps. ciii. 1). Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me be stirred up to magnify His holy name. "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits; who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; who satisfieth thy mouth with good things, so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's." Who so well can sing this thanksgiving song as
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Matt. 8:11 Many
"Many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven."--Matt. 8:11. THE words of Scripture which head this page were spoken by our Lord Jesus Christ. You may take them either as a prophecy or as a promise. In either point of view they are deeply interesting, and contain much food for thought. Take the words as a prophecy, and remember that they are sure to be fulfilled The Bible contains many predictions of things most unlikely and improbable,
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

The Providence of God
Q-11: WHAT ARE GOD'S WORKS OF PROVIDENCE? A: God's works of providence are the acts of his most holy, wise, and powerful government of his creatures, and of their actions. Of the work of God's providence Christ says, My Father worketh hitherto and I work.' John 5:17. God has rested from the works of creation, he does not create any new species of things. He rested from all his works;' Gen 2:2; and therefore it must needs be meant of his works of providence: My Father worketh and I work.' His kingdom
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Messiah Worshipped by Angels
Let all the angels of God worship Him. M any of the Lord's true servants, have been in a situation so nearly similar to that of Elijah, that like him they have been tempted to think they were left to serve the Lord alone (I Kings 19:10) . But God had then a faithful people, and He has so in every age. The preaching of the Gospel may be compared to a standard erected, to which they repair, and thereby become known to each other, and more exposed to the notice and observation of the world. But we hope
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Job 7:10
He will never come to his house again; his place will know him 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.

Isaiah 40:7
The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the LORD blows on them. Surely the people are grass.

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