Psalm 119:82
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New International Version
My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?"

King James Bible
Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

Darby Bible Translation
Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

World English Bible
My eyes fail for your word. I say, "When will you comfort me?"

Young's Literal Translation
Consumed have been mine eyes for Thy word, Saying, 'When doth it comfort me?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Mine eyes fail - With looking up for the fulfillment of thy promise, as my heart fails in longing after thy presence.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

eyes

Psalm 119:123 My eyes fail for your salvation, and for the word of your righteousness.

Psalm 69:3 I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: my eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Deuteronomy 28:32 Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, and your eyes shall look...

Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick: but when the desire comes, it is a tree of life.

Isaiah 38:11 I said, I shall not see the LORD, even the LORD, in the land of the living...

when wilt

Psalm 86:17 Show me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because you, LORD, have helped me, and comforted me.

Psalm 90:13-15 Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent you concerning your servants...

Library
Notes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

'Time for Thee to Work'
'It is time for Thee, Lord, to work; for they have made void Thy Law. 127. Therefore I love Thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold. 128. Therefore I esteem all Thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.' --PSALM cxix. 126-128. If much that we hear be true, a society to circulate Bibles is a most irrational and wasteful expenditure of energy and money. We cannot ignore the extent and severity of the opposition to the very idea of revelation, even if we would;
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

And in Jeremiah He Thus Declares his Death and Descent into Hell...
And in Jeremiah He thus declares His death and descent into hell, saying: And the Lord the Holy One of Israel, remembered his dead, which aforetime fell asleep in the dust of the earth; and he went down unto them, to bring the tidings of his salvation, to deliver them. [255] In this place He also renders the cause of His death: for His descent into hell was the salvation of them that had passed away. And, again, concerning His cross Isaiah says thus: I have stretched out my hands all the day long
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching

Progress of Reform in Germany
Luther's mysterious disappearance excited consternation throughout all Germany. Inquiries concerning him were heard everywhere. The wildest rumors were circulated, and many believed that he had been murdered. There was great lamentation, not only by his avowed friends, but by thousands who had not openly taken their stand with the Reformation. Many bound themselves by a solemn oath to avenge his death. The Romish leaders saw with terror to what a pitch had risen the feeling against them. Though at
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Psalm 69:3
I am worn out calling for help; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God.

Psalm 119:123
My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise.

Isaiah 38:14
I cried like a swift or thrush, I moaned like a mourning dove. My eyes grew weak as I looked to the heavens. I am being threatened; Lord, come to my aid!"

Lamentations 2:11
My eyes fail from weeping, I am in torment within; my heart is poured out on the ground because my people are destroyed, because children and infants faint in the streets of the city.

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