New International Version
All my longings lie open before you, Lord; my sighing is not hidden from you.
King James Bible
Lord, all my desire is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Lord, all my desire is before thee, and my sighing is not hid from thee.
World English Bible
Lord, all my desire is before you. My groaning is not hidden from you.
Young's Literal Translation
Lord, before Thee is all my desire, And my sighing from Thee hath not been hid.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lord, all my desire is before thee - I long for nothing so much as thy favor; and for this my heart is continually going out after thee. Instead of אדני Adonai, Lord, several of Dr. Kennicott's MSS. have יהוה Yehovah.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Lord, instead of [adonay, `Lord'] several MSS read [yehowah,] Jehovah
Library"Come unto Me, all Ye that Labour, and are Wearied," &C.
Matth. xi. 28.--"Come unto me, all ye that labour, and are wearied," &c. It is the great misery of Christians in this life, that they have such poor, narrow, and limited spirits, that are not fit to receive the truth of the gospel in its full comprehension; from whence manifold misapprehensions in judgment, and stumbling in practice proceed. The beauty and life of things consist in their entire union with one another, and in the conjunction of all their parts. Therefore it would not be a fit way …
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Christ's Resurrection Song.
Notes on the Third Century
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
I am worn out from my groaning. All night long I flood my bed with weeping and drench my couch with tears.
You, LORD, hear the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,
In my distress I groan aloud and am reduced to skin and bones.
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