Psalm 40:15
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New International Version
May those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!" be appalled at their own shame.

King James Bible
Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha.

Darby Bible Translation
Let them be desolate, because of their shame, that say unto me, Aha! Aha!

World English Bible
Let them be desolate by reason of their shame that tell me, "Aha! Aha!"

Young's Literal Translation
They are desolate because of their shame, Who are saying to me, 'Aha, aha.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

That say unto me, Aha, aha - האח האח. See on Psalm 35:21 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

desolate

Psalm 69:24,25 Pour out your indignation on them, and let your wrathful anger take hold of them...

Psalm 70:3 Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha.

Psalm 73:19 How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

Psalm 109:6-20 Set you a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand...

Luke 19:43,44 For the days shall come on you, that your enemies shall cast a trench about you, and compass you round, and keep you in on every side...

Luke 21:23,24 But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land...

say

Psalm 35:21 Yes, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye has seen it.

Psalm 70:3,4 Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha...

Library
Two Innumerable Series
'Many, O Lord my God, are Thy wonderful works which Thou hast done, and Thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto Thee: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered ... 12. Innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head; therefore my heart faileth me.'--PSALMS xl. 5, 12. So then, there are two series of things which cannot be
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Brought up from the Horrible Pit
I shall ask you, then, at this time, to observe our divine Lord when in His greatest trouble. Notice, first, our Lord's behavior--"I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry": then consider, secondly, our Lord deliverance, expressed by the phrase, "He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay," and so forth: then let us think, thirdly of the Lord's reward for it--"many shall see, and fear, and trust in the Lord":--that is His great end and object,
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 28: 1882

The History of the Psalter
[Sidenote: Nature of the Psalter] Corresponding to the book of Proverbs, itself a select library containing Israel's best gnomic literature, is the Psalter, the compendium of the nation's lyrical songs and hymns and prayers. It is the record of the soul experiences of the race. Its language is that of the heart, and its thoughts of common interest to worshipful humanity. It reflects almost every phase of religious feeling: penitence, doubt, remorse, confession, fear, faith, hope, adoration, and
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Life Hid and not Hid
'Thy word have I hid in my heart.'--PSALM cxix. 11. 'I have not hid Thy righteousness in my heart.'--PSALM xl. 10. Then there are two kinds of hiding--one right and one wrong: one essential to the life of the Christian, one inconsistent with it. He is a shallow Christian who has no secret depths in his religion. He is a cowardly or a lazy one, at all events an unworthy one, who does not exhibit, to the utmost of his power, his religion. It is bad to have all the goods in the shop window; it is just
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Psalm 35:21
They sneer at me and say, "Aha! Aha! With our own eyes we have seen it."

Psalm 70:3
May those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!" turn back because of their shame.

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